Reference numberMC/1/74
TitleLetter from M. Braun, professor in German, L'École Royale Polytechnique, 17 Rue des Petits Champs Paris, to the Members of the Royal Society
Date30 October 1821
DescriptionReferencing a posting in Le Constitutionnel (17 October 1821) reportedly offering a £3,000 reward to whomever discovered a way to operate a balloon in the air.
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