Reference numberEL/W3/129
TitleLetter, from William Whiston to Edmond Halley, dated at Lyndon near Uppingham
CreatorWhiston; William (1667-1752); English natural philosopher; theologian; mathematician; Lucasian professor, Cambridge
Date14 October 1720
DescriptionNotification of his trials with the 'dipping needle' with observations at Saltfleet and Chester
Read to the Royal Society on 27 October 1720
Place originLyndon, Rutland, England, United Kingdom
Origin coordinates52.62782, -0.65606
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Access statusOpen
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8423Halley; Edmond (1656 - 1742); astronomer1656 - 1742
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