Record

Reference numberL&P/5/80
LevelItem
TitleLetter, 'Asks the advice of the Royal Society on the protection of the cathedral from the lightning' from the Dean and Chapter of St Paul's Cathedral to James West
Date6 March 1769
DescriptionSubject: Engineering

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Proposal of a method for securing the Cathedral of St. Paul's from damage by lightning; in consequence of a letter from the Dean and Chapter of St. Paul's to James West, Esquire, Pr. R. S'

Read 9 March 1769
Extent3p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1769.0021
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA240West; James (1703 - 1772)1703 - 1772
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView



    CONTACT US

    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →

    SUBSCRIBE

    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView