Reference numberMS/12
TitleTables of specific gravities extracted from various authors with notes to which is prefix'd a critic on the authors of these experiments, by Richard Davies
CreatorRichard Davies 1708-1761.
DescriptionThe contents are arranged as:

pp.1-2 presentation note, Richard Davies to Martin Folkes
p.3 contents of the tables
pp.5-10a critic on the authors of these experiments
p.11 desiderata
pp.12-28 the specific gravities of bodies disposed in tables, according to their species
p-.31-55 notes on the foregoing tables.

Inscribed "Presented by the author, 30 April 1747".
Physical descriptionManuscript. Full calf binding.
Access statusOpen
Administrative historyElected 8 June 1738. Profession: Physician
Education: Queens' College, Cambridge; BA (1730/1), MA (1734), MD (1748)
Career: Fellow of Queens' (1730-1740); Practised medicine in Shrewsbury, Shropshire and afterwards in Bath. Treasurer's Book states 'he paid to 14 May 1741 then withdrew from the Society. ' Will proved by his widow 6 March 1762
Fellows associated with this archive
NA3661Davies; Richard (c 1708 - 1761)c 1708 - 1761
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