Record

Reference numberPT/13/7
LevelItem
TitlePaper, 'On the anomaly in the variation of the magnetic needle as observed on ship-board' by Wm [William] Scoresby
Date3 November 1818
DescriptionIncludes a manuscript annotation by Thomas Young. Accompanying letter from Scoresby to Sir Joseph Banks found at PT/13/8.

Subject: Navigation / Magnetism

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On the anomaly in the variation of the magnetic needle as observed on ship-board'.

Written by Scoresby at Whitby. Communicated by Sir Joseph Banks. Read 4 February 1819.

Abstract published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 2, 1833.
Extent8p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1815.0407
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1819.0008
Related records in the cataloguePT/13/8
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA6138Scoresby; William (1789 - 1857)1789 - 1857
NA8116Banks; Sir; Joseph (1744 - 1820); naturalist1744 - 1820
NA7947Young; Thomas (1773 - 1829); physician, physicist and Egyptologist1773 - 1829
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