Reference numberMS/156
TitlePaper, 'On the friction arising from weight, and the means of annihilating it', by Joseph, styled Count de Thiville
CreatorThiville, Joseph de
Dateearly 19th century
DescriptionA 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 descriptionPaper, sewn without covers.
Access statusOpen
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