Reference numberMC/1/106
TitleLetter from John Farey, 37 Howland Street, Fitzroy Square, to Stephen Lee, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society
Date18 March 1824
DescriptionRegarding Farey's preparation for the publication of a history of the steam engine, with a request for relevant items from the Society's collections of Robert Hooke's papers. In his request, Farey cites Dr. Robison's entry in 'Encyclopaedia Britannica' on Thomas Newcomen's atmospheric cylinder engine.
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8242Hooke; Robert (1635 - 1703); natural philosopher1635 - 1703
NA2916Lee; Stephen (- 1835) - 1835
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