|Title||Paper, 'On the friction arising from weight, and the means of annihilating it', by Joseph, styled Count de Thiville|
|Date||early 19th century|
|Description||A discussion of friction using the example of a cylindrical bodies with differing weights. The text refers to illustrative figures, which are not present. Communicated to the Royal Society by James Rennie (1787-1867) FRS, naturalist. Not published.|
One Joseph Gaston Jean Baptiste, styled Count de Thiville of Piccadilly in the County of Middlesex submitted a patent specification in 1801 'For certain new methods of giving an independent moving power to all machines...'
|Physical description||Paper, sewn without covers. |