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Reference numberL&P/1/36
LevelItem
TitleLetter, 'Of a balance swing or pressing steelyard' from Timothy Sheldrake to Cromwell Mortimer
Date19 January 1741
DescriptionContains two figures.

Subject: Mechanics

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'The description and uses of the steel­-yard balance swing, invented and made by Mr. Timothy Sheldrake'.

Read 21 January 1741.
Extent6p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1742.0011
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8055Mortimer; Cromwell (c 1699 - 1752)c 1699 - 1752
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