Record

Reference numberCLP/6/12a
LevelItem
TitlePaper, English translationg of 'A way of knowing exactly the difference of the weight of liquors' by Monsieur Monconis
Date10 June 1663
DescriptionEnglish translation of a paper to measure the difference of the weight of liquors, as described by a French visitor, Balthasar de Monconys (1611-1675), who attended the meeting of the Royal Society on 10 June 1663. Monconys's paper was ordered to be registered. Original version in French found at CLP/6/12.

An account of his visit to the Royal Society was published in Monconys's Relation d’un Voyage en Angelterre (1664).

Subject: Physics
LanguageEnglish
Extent3p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialRBO/2i/236
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