Reference numberAP/8/17
TitleUnpublished paper, 'Description d'un nouveau pendule à compensation qu'on peut adapter aux horloges de clochers, aussi bien qu'aux plus petites pendules' ['Description of a new compensation pendulum that can be adapted to bell tower clocks as well as to the smallest clocks'] by Zecchini Leonelli
Date13 August 1831
DescriptionLeonelli describes his design for a new type of compensation pendulum, finishing with a section on its benefits, including its low cost and adaptability to clocks of all sizes. Includes an illustration of the pendulum.

Subject: Physics

Written by Leonelli in Corfou [Corfu, Ionian Islands, Greece].

AP/8/15-18 were sent to the Royal Society together. Covering letter dated 24th April 1831, addressed to Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex, President, Royal Society is found at AP/8/18/3.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueAP/8/15
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8338Augustus Frederick (1773 - 1843); Duke of Sussex1773 - 1843
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