Reference numberAP/10/45
TitleUnpublished letter, regarding 'A curious fact' from Ralph Hobson to the President of the Royal Society of Arts
Date9 October 1833
DescriptionLetter received by the Royal Society as a result of a statement, titled 'A Curious Fact' (see AP/10 for description). Hobson explains that he had seen the problem posed by the Society printed in 'provincial papers' and he had previously solved this problem through experimentation. He requests instructions for submitting his response to the Society.

Subject: Physics

Erroneously addressed to the President of the Royal Society of Arts and postmarked 9 October 1833. Hobson requests a response be sent to 29 Hardwicke Street, Dublin [Ireland].
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8338Augustus Frederick (1773 - 1843); Duke of Sussex1773 - 1843
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