Record

Reference numberCLP/3ii/5
LevelItem
TitlePaper, 'Proposals about the machine to get good air for respiration and vegetation' by D [Denis] Papin
Date[1709]
DescriptionPapin describes his machine consisting of a chamber with a pump, large enough to accommodate a man. He then details the costs of constructing the chamber. His imagined uses for the chamber are found at CLP/3ii/6. Also includes a short letter from Papin to Hans Sloane dated 18 January 1709, explaining that he attempted to deliver his paper twice to Isaac Newton's house but that Newton was not home on either occasion.

Subject: Engineering

Read to the Royal Society on 19 January 1708
Extent4p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueRBO/9/85
CLP/3ii/6
CLP/3ii/7
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA5721Papin; Denis (1647 - 1713); natural philosopher and inventor1647 - 1713
NA8406Sloane; Sir; Hans (1660 - 1753); physician and collector1660 - 1753
NA8414Newton; Sir; Isaac (1642 - 1727); natural philosopher and mathematician1642 - 1727
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