Record

Reference numberCLP/6/46/1
LevelItem
TitleManuscript, 'Concerning hydraulick engines by Mr King'
Date[1687]
DescriptionWilliam King's seven-page paper on water-raising instruments. King's paper had been discussed at a meeting of the Dublin Philosophical Society in 1684. St George Ashe, who on behalf of the Dublin Philosophical Society corresponded with William Musgrave of the Oxford Philosophical Society (who were apparently were aware of King's paper when it was first read at Dublin in 1684), wrote on 18 March 1686 that he was having King's paper transcribed by their clerk. This paper must have been sent on 27 March 1687 and subsequently forwarded to the Royal Society.

Subject: Engineering / Hydraulics
LanguageEnglish
Extent7p
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueCLP/6/46
CLP/6/46/2
CLP/6/46/2
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7759King; William (1650 - 1729)1650 - 1729
NA5799Ashe; St George (? 1658 - 1718); Bishop of Derry1658 - 1718
NA7941Musgrave; William (1655 - 1721); physician and antiquary1655 - 1721
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