Reference numberNLB/54/681
Alternative reference numberNLB/54 p393
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Charles] Chree, FRS
Date30 July 1917
DescriptionReplies to Dr. [Charles] Chree's previous enquity into 'Dr. Knight's magnets'. Notes that Dr. Gowin Knight's magnets were presented to the Society by Dr. John Forhergill in 1776, rearranged in 1828 by Captain [Francis] Beaufort and Mr. [Robert] Barlow, and then transfrerred to the Science Museum 17 years ago.
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA1735Chree; Charles (1860 - 1928); physicist1860 - 1928
NA7986Knight; Gowin (1713 - 1772)1713 - 1772
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