Reference numberMS/426/152
Alternative reference numberMS/426 p69
TitleCopy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Rev W V [William Venables Vernon] Harcourt
Date28 October 1845
DescriptionInforms that [Thomas] Birch's 'History of the Royal Society' was examined and finds the Hypothesis of Sir Isaac Newton regarding the properties of light. However finds some errors, such as the remarks of some members and the spelling of elastic instead of electric.
Access statusOpen
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NA5486Harcourt; William Venables Vernon (1789 - 1871)1789 - 1871
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