Reference numberCLP/3i/67
TitlePaper, 'A description of the horizontal sails with their use and benefitt' by Gilbert Clerke
Date7 November 1688
DescriptionClerke describes his invention of horizontal sails, or windmill blades, discussing their construction, force, and benefit, and answers objections to his invention.

Subject: Engineering

Written by Clerke at St Martins [Church] in Stamford [Lincolnshire, England]. Read to the Royal Society on 9 April 1690.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialJBO/8/300
Related records in the catalogueEL/C1/44
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