Record

Reference numberL&P/2/286
LevelItem
TitleLetter, 'Improvement in the air pump' from John Smeaton to John Ellicott
Date16 April 1752
DescriptionSubject: Engineering

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'A letter from Mr. J. Smeaton to Mr. John Ellicott, F. R. S. concerning some improvements made by himself in the air-pump'

Read 16 April 1752
Extent20p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1751.0070
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA6321Smeaton; John (1724 - 1792)1724 - 1792
NA8214Ellicott; John (c 1706 - 1772)c 1706 - 1772
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