Reference numberRBO/21/55
Alternative reference numberRBO.21.316
TitleArticles by Henry Beighton on sound and on a design of a quadrant
DescriptionConsists of:
- 'No vii Of Sound'
- 'No viii Of the Force of Sound'
- 'No ix an easy and cheap method of making a large Quadrant or Arch, capable of taking the Latitude of a Place very exactly' with a description of the instrument and observations of the instrument
Read to the Royal Society on 10, 17 and 24 May 1739
Extent11 sides
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7336Beighton; Henry (- 1743) - 1743
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