Record

Reference numberMS/669
LevelSubFonds
TitleWalsh Papers
Date1772
DescriptionExperiments on the Torpedo or Electric Ray, at La Rochelle and L'Ile de Re, June and July 1772 by John Walsh. Title page lists his schedule;
1772 June 26 Arrived at La Rochelle
1772 June 30 Saw the first Torpedo
1772 July 13 Went to L'Isle de Re
1772 July 26 Left La Rochelle
Extent1 volume, MS small
Physical descriptionBound volume of 174 pages, size 8 inches x 6.5 inches
Access statusOpen
Related materialBritish Library, Oriental and India Office Collections, correspondence and family papers 1751-1794, reference MSS Eur D 546, and letters to Lord Clive, reference MSS Eur G 37; Manchester University, John Rylands Library, travel journal and notes, 1772, reference Eng MS 724; National Library of Wales, correspondence and papers 1761-1794, reference FC.
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA5046Walsh; John (1726 - 1795); Naturalist1726 - 1795
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView



    CONTACT US

    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →

    SUBSCRIBE

    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView