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Reference numberEL/M1/96
LevelItem
TitleWilliam Molyneux, dated at Dublin, to Edmond Halley
Date19 June 1686
DescriptionConcerning the wire in Robert Hooke's level and about applying a pendulum to a watch; discussing Hooke's baroscope; states that objections to Hevelius's work should be sent to him when he is alive rather than dead; thanks for a paper on the doctrine of shooting; sends some wolf's fangs; that Huygens had gone to find the northern passage or to discover longitude - sends questions about latitude, exactness of time at sea and about whether it is possible to manage a 12-foot telescope at sea

Read to the Royal Society on 30 June 1686
LanguageEnglish
Extent2 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialJBO/8/81
LBO/10/319
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA5638Molyneux; William (1656 - 1698)1656 - 1698
NA8423Halley; Edmond (1656 - ? 1742); Astronomer1656 - ? 1742
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