Reference numberMC/3/289
TitleLetter from Richard Sheepshanks to the Marquis of Northampton, [President of the Royal Society]
Datec. May 1843
DescriptionRegarding the loan of an invariable pendulum to Ernst Knorr, including detailed observations on the [Henry] Kater's pendulum design. Sheepshanks is wary of this type of instrument being issued as a loan to Knorr and suggests an addition of a bar pendulum to [George Biddell] Airy's construction at the expense of £30.
[The last four pages on a separate sheet, labelled within the volume as MC/3/289a.]
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueCMP/1/172
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5536Sheepshanks; Richard (1794 - 1855)1794 - 1855
NA2272Compton; Spencer Joshua Alwyne (1790 - 1851); 2nd Marquess of Northampton1790 - 1851
NA1206Kater; Henry (1777 - 1835)1777 - 1835
NA8035Airy; Sir; George Biddell (1801 - 1892); astronomer and mathematician1801 - 1892
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