Record

Reference numberRBO/14/89
Alternative reference numberRBO.14.331
LevelItem
Title'A brief Account of some of the Effects and Properties of Damps in a Letter to William Rutty' by Isaac Greenwood, Professor of Mathematicks at Cambridge New England'
Date1729
DescriptionOriginal letter dated 19 July 1729 at Boston
Observations of damp in a well - outlines several experiments
Observations of a sudden subterraneous vapour on 9 May 1729 in a well in Schoolhouse Street, Boston
Read to the Royal Society on 15 January 1729
LanguageEnglish
Extent6 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA518Rutty; William (1687 - 1730)1687 - 1730
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