Reference numberL&P/2/464
TitleLetter, 'Experiments on atmospheric electricty' from Guilleaume Mazeas to Stephen Hales
Date2 October 1753
Description8 pages in French, with 15 pages of English translation.

Subject: Physics

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Observations upon the electricity of the air, made at the Chateau de Maintenon, during the months of June, July, and Oc­tober, 1753; being part of a letter from the Abbé Mazeas, F. R. S. to the Rev. Stephen Hales, D. D. F. R. S. translated from the French by James Parsons, M. D. F. R. S'

Read 20 December 1753
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1753.0057
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7064Mazeas; Guillaume (1720 - 1775)1720 - 1775
NA8441Hales; Stephen (1677 - 1761); physiologist and inventor1677 - 1761
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