Reference numberCLP/9ii/26
TitlePaper, 'An account of an extraordinary effect of lightning from Wakefield in York-Shire' by Dr Cookson
Date6 December 1732
DescriptionCookson describes the damage done to a corner of a tradesman's room containing forks and knives in a box during a lightning storm. The box was split and several of the forks and knives had melted and had also become magnetised. Further details of the same event are found in the paper at CLP/9ii/27.

Subject: Meteorology / Magnetism

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An account of an extraordinary effect of lightning in communicating magnetism. Communicated by Pierce Dod, M.D. F. R. S. from Dr. Cookson of Wakefield in Yorkshire'.

Communicated by Dr Pierce [Peirce] Dod. Read 14 December 1732.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1735.0016
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 39, no 437, p 74
Related records in the catalogueCLP/9ii/27
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5953Dod; Peirce (1683 - 1754)1683 - 1754
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