Record

Reference numberEL/M1/94
LevelItem
TitleWilliam Molyneux, dated at Dublin, to Edmond Halley
Date8 April 1686
DescriptionConcerning the role of the secretary of the Society and that this person should be paid; concerning work to produce a natural history; thanks for his election to the Fellowship and for sending correspondence; concerning a child with extraordinary mathematical ability; concerning Hooke and his baroscope; concerning the controversy about Hevelius and his telescopic sights; discussing a proposition about 'shooting ascents and descents' (with figure)
Read to the Royal Society on 21 April 1686
LanguageEnglish
Extent3 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialJBO/8/54
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA5638Molyneux; William (1656 - 1698)1656 - 1698
NA8423Halley; Edmond (1656 - ? 1742); Astronomer1656 - ? 1742
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