Reference numberMM/4
TitleMiscellaneous Manuscripts Volume 4
DescriptionMostly letters from scientists and non-scientists proposing their discoveries to the Royal Society.

The Volume also contains correspondence from or concerning John Pringle, Benjamin Franklin, Martin Folkes, Nevil Maskelyne and Henry Cavendish.
Extent87 items
NotesItem No MM/4/2 has been detached and is in a folder in the grey map cabinet tp drawer
Access statusOpen
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