Reference numberEL/H3/74
TitlePrinted letter, from Monsieur [Philippe] de la Hire [to the Royal Society]
CreatorHire; Philippe de la (1640-1718); French mathematician; physicist; astronomer; theoretician of French architecture
DescriptionConcerning a new magnetic compass and observations of magnetic experiments
Letter was dated 26 April 1687
Read to the Royal Society on 22 June 1687
Place originParis, le-de-France, France
Origin coordinates48.85341, 2.3488
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Access statusOpen
Related materialEL/H3/75 for English translations
English translation printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 16, no 188, p 344
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
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