Reference numberNLB/72/497
Alternative reference numberNLB/72 p266
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to J. Drummond Robertson, Esq.; Comrie Lodge, Torquay
Date14 November 1929
DescriptionAnswers J. Drummond Robertson's enquiry into Hooke's pendulum and the early history of the application of the pendulum in horology. Informs him in some detail of the steps Hooke made in 1666 and 1667 to experiment on and improve circular pendulums.
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