|Title||Unpublished letter, regarding 'A curious fact' from Peter Smyth to the President of the Royal Society|
|Date||24 September 1833|
|Description||Letter received by the Royal Society as a result of a statement, titled 'A Curious Fact' (see AP/10 for description). Smyth first quotes the problem as he read it in the Dublin Morning Register, then provides his solution involving the atmospheric pressure on the top card acting as a resisting power.|
Written by Smyth at 92 Dame Street, Dublin [Ireland] and addressed to the President of the Royal Society [Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex] in London.
|Physical description||Ink on paper|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA8338||Augustus Frederick (1773 - 1843); Duke of Sussex||1773 - 1843|