Reference numberEL/I1/114
TitleNote on Monsieur de la Hire's new machine by Henry Justel
DescriptionConcerning Monsieur de la Hire's new machine to find the variation of the magnetical needle so that it could be used at sea; about the publication of the history of China with a map of the city of Peking [Beijing]
Read to the Royal Society on 8 June 1687
Access statusOpen
Related materialJBO/8/149
Extract transcribed in LBO/31/189
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6104Justel; Henry (1620 - ? 1693); librarian1620 - ? 1693
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView


    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →


    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView