Record

Reference numberEL/M1/99
LevelItem
TitleWilliam Molyneux, dated at Dublin, to Hans Sloane
Date4 November 1697
DescriptionThat a paper on the Giant's Causeway, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, was being delivered by the first ship that goes from Dublin to England; that Molyneux had brought two of the 'hexagonal joynts' to Dublin; that Sloane might receive dimensions about the Causeway earlier; wishes for Monsieur Hautefeville's discourse on shortening telescopes with Hooke's thoughts about it

Read to the Royal Society on 17 November 1697
LanguageEnglish
Extent3 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA5638Molyneux; William (1656 - 1698)1656 - 1698
NA8406Sloane; Sir; Hans (1660 - 1753)1660 - 1753
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