Reference numberEL/T/70
TitleLetter, from Brook Taylor to Hans Sloane, dated at Bifrons near Canterbury
CreatorTaylor; Brook (1685-1731); mathematician
Date25 June 1712
DescriptionObservations of experiments to show the laws of magnetic attraction and to show the properties of attraction of fluids by observing the ascent of water between two glass planes (figure of ascent in text)
Read to the Royal Society on 26 June 1712
Place originBifrons Park, Patrixbourne, Kent, England
Origin coordinates51.25587, 1.13713
Digital imagesView item on Science in the Making
Access statusOpen
Related materialPartially printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 27, no 336, p 538
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8406Sloane; Sir; Hans (1660 - 1753); physician and collector1660 - 1753
NA6093Taylor; Brook (1685 - 1731)1685 - 1731
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