|Title||Manuscript, 'On the effect of local attraction upon the plumb-line at stations on the English arc of the meridian between Dunnose and Burleigh Moor; and a method of computing its amount' by Archdeacon [John Henry] Pratt|
|Date||23 September 1854|
|Description||Refers to Dunnose in the Isle of Wight and Burleigh Moor [Burley Moor] in West Yorkshire. Includes additional note written by Pratt in Lausanne [Switzerland] on 8 October 1855 and a postscript written in London on 2 June 1855.|
Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On the effect of local attraction upon the plumb-line at stations on the English Arc of the Meridian, between Dunnose and Burleigh Moor; and a method computing its amount'.
Written by Pratt at Deep River, Cape of Good Hope [Diep River, Western Cape, South Africa]. Communicated by Prof [James] Challis. Received by the Royal Society on 5 June 1855. Read 21 June 1855.
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 7, 1856.
|Physical description||Ink on paper|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1854.0101|
|Related records in the catalogue||RR/3/219|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA8010||Pratt; John Henry (1809 - 1871)||1809 - 1871|
|NA7554||Challis; James (1803 - 1882); astronomer||1803 - 1882|