Reference numberCLP/9ii/20
TitlePaper, 'Experiments on iron and its oars by the magnet in the year 1724 and 1725 by John Payne whereby it appears to him that the power of attraction between iron and the magnet is a property produced by art' by John Payne
Date23 May 1728
DescriptionPayne summarises experiments carried out using iron and iron ores. He recounts the iron's magnetism after being manipulated in various ways, including heating, melting, and dissolution.

Subject: Magnetism

Written by Payne in London. Read to the Royal Society on 30 May 1728.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueRBO/13/51
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