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Reference numberMC/11/312
LevelItem
TitleLetter from F [Fidèle] Motte, Dampremy, to [William Spottiswoode], President of the Royal Society, London
CreatorMotte; Fidèle (fl 1879); civil engineer
Date22 February 1879
DescriptionPresenting his research on hydraulics, with which he aims to make improvements to maritime steam navigation. The research is divided into four chapters on a variety of theories and propositions and he includes a brief description of his resulting invention.
LanguageFrench
Extent16p
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7690Spottiswoode; William (1825 - 1883)1825 - 1883
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