Reference numberNLB/34/418
Alternative reference numberNLB/34 p238
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to The Reverend H A S Atwood, Elsing Rectory, East Dereham
Date17 January 1907
DescriptionIn reponse to his enquiry concerning George Atwood, Harrison informs him that he was elected a Fellow in 1776, and he contributed several papers to the 'Philosophical Transactions [of the Royal Society]' on mathematical subjects. No doubt he knows that Atwood's mahcine commonly used for demonstrating the acceleration of falling bodies.
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