Reference numberMS/928/2/141
TitleLetter from Robert Henry Scott, Meteorological Office, 63 Victoria Street, London, to Charles Vernon Boys
Date6 May 1892
DescriptionIn reference to the 'Spectator' no. 241 6 December 1711 [an article on communication by needles and loadstones]. Scott said that the article mentioned communicaton between Paris and Vienna but he was wrong. The article does refer to communication between continents. It states that needles were touched to a loadstone and thereafter moved in sychronisation across dials with alphabets.
Physical descriptionOn paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA1159Scott; Robert Henry (1833 - 1916)1833 - 1916
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