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Reference numberEL/B2/92
LevelItem
TitleTranslation of a letter from Bernard Forest de Belido, dated from La Fere, to Dr Mortimer
CreatorBlidor; Bernard Forest de (1697-1761); applied mathematician; engineer
Date1733
DescriptionOriginal dated 24 October 1733
Belidor informs the Royal Society about progress on his treatise about 'hydraulic architecture'; Belidor describes the machine that can raise water from a spring or running water, invented by two clergymen from Picardy, and then states that he can send plans, profiles etc. if the Royal Society wishes
LanguageEnglish
Extent5 sides
FormatManuscript
Place originLa Fre, Hauts-de-France, France
Origin coordinates49.66286, 3.36631
Access statusOpen
Related materialFor original letter see EL/B2/91
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/efb10ce8-8bb9-4a0e-93ac-1843fb236021
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7803Belidor; Bernard Forest de (1693 - 1761)1693 - 1761
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