Reference numberMC/2/182
TitleLetter from Charles Wheatstone, 20 Conduit Street, to Dr. [Peter Mark] Roget, [Secretary of the Royal Society]
Date16 July 1835
DescriptionOffering further details to proposed experiments respecting 'the velocity of electricity and the duration of electric light'. Wheatstone goes into detail of the length of conducting wire needed and necessary safety precautions and references encouragement from Sir John [Frederick William] Herschel.

[Referred to sub-committee by Council on 16 July 1835.]
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Related records in the catalogueCMP/1/47
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NA7559Wheatstone; Sir; Charles (1802 - 1875); physicist1802 - 1875
NA6616Roget; Peter Mark (1779 - 1869); physician and philologist1779 - 1869
NA8238Herschel; Sir; John Frederick William (1792 - 1871); astronomer1792 - 1871
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