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Reference numberEL/M1/26
LevelItem
Title'Report of the committee of the members of the Royal Society in Ireland appointed to examine the structure and sayling of Sir William Petty's new shipp', dated at Dublin
Date5 January 1662
DescriptionThose on the committee from the Society were Lord Massareen, Anthony Morgan, Peter Pett, Robert Southwell, William Petty.
Conference discussed the double-bottomed ship (catamaran) - list of objections to its construction are given with explanations
Read to the Royal Society on 28 January 1662
LanguageEnglish
Extent12 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8268Petty; Sir; William (1623 - 1687); natural philosopher, administrator, and economist1623 - 1687
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