Record

Reference numberPT/2/14
LevelFile
TitlePaper, 'On the alterations that have taken place in the structure of rocks, on the surface of the basaltic country in the counties of Derry and Antrim' from William Richardson to Humphry Davy
Date18 April 1808
Description88 manuscript pages and two fold-out watercolour illustrations of surface rock structure at Portmoon and Bengore Promontory at Pleskin near Giant's Causeway in Northern Ireland.

Subject: Geology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'A letter on the alterations that have taken place in the structure of rocks, on the surface of the basaltic country in the counties of Derry and Antrim'.

Sent by Richardson from Richhill.

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 1, 1832.
Extent90p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1800.0164
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1808.0015
Related records in the cataloguePT/2/14/1
PT/2/14/2
PT/2/14/3
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8200Davy; Sir; Humphry (1778 - 1829); physicist1778 - 1829
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView



    CONTACT US

    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →

    SUBSCRIBE

    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView