Record

Reference numberCLP/6/8
LevelFile
TitlePaper, 'Dr Wallis's account of Dr Goddard's expt [experiment] made at Gresham College, about weighing of glass-canes with the cylinders of quicksilver standing in them, according to the Torricellian Experiments' by [John] Wallis
Date1662
DescriptionJohn Wallis's explanation of the Torricellian experiment tried by Jonathan Goddard at the meeting of the Royal Society on 13 August 1662. Wallis's paper, possibly this copy, was read two weeks later on 27 August 1662. The paper was ordered to be registered.

Subject: Pneumatics
LanguageEnglish
Extent6p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
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MS/776/174
RB/1/25/427
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CLP/6/8/1
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7472Wallis; John (1616 - 1703); mathematician and cryptographer1616 - 1703
NA8226Goddard; Jonathan (c1617 - 1675); physician, chemist, and anatomistc1617 - 1675
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