Reference numberMC/1/22
TitleLetter from Jan Joseph Cornelis, 302 Muidepoort, Gent [Ghent], to the Royal Society
Date6 September 1803
DescriptionInquiring about whether the perpetual motion has been 'found' and what the reward for the inventor would be. Cornelis reports of his own machine that can achieve this.
Access statusOpen
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