Reference numberCLP/3ii/10
TitlePaper, 'Observations concerning the motion of chronometers' by W [William] Derham
Date4 August 1714
DescriptionDerham writes about recent proposals for finding longitude using chronometers, providing his own observations of variations in pendulum clocks caused by weather and other influences.

Subject: Mechanics

Written by Derham in Upminster [London]. Read to the Royal Society on 28 October or 4 November 1714.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialLBO/16/92
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6239Derham; William (1657 - 1735); naturalist1657 - 1735
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