Reference numberAP/6/2
TitleUnpublished letter, regarding stone mouldings and building materials from Edwd [Edward] Anderson to unknown recipient
Date5 June 1788
DescriptionAnderson writes about experiments he carried out on making stone mouldings using a joiners' plain [plane], reducing the number of men required to carry out the work. He also describes experiments he undertook to determine the cementation and magnetic quality of building materials. Anderson also reports that he had presented methods of creating stone mouldings to the Royal Society by invitation of Joseph Ames nearly forty years previously. Minor additions appear in ink throughout.

Subject: Engineering / Trade

Read to the Royal Society on 6 June 1788.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA1504Ames; Joseph (1689 - 1759)1689 - 1759
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