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Reference numberMM/10/178
LevelItem
TitleMemorandum from Michael Faraday
Date12 March 1832
DescriptionStating that he is of the opinion that 'magnetic action is progressive and requires' to act on a distant body.
With accompaning note by Faraday, "To be deposited (by permission) unopened for the present in the Strong Box of the Royal Society".
Extent3 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Administrative historyReceived from Mr Faraday 12 March 1832 by John George Children, Secretary of the Ropyal Society. Deposited in the Strong Box, April 12th 1832 by PM Roget. Opened 24 June 1937
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8218Faraday; Michael (1791 - 1867); Natural Philosopher1791 - 1867
NA6616Roget; Peter Mark (1779 - 1869)1779 - 1869
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