Reference numberRBO/21/6
Alternative reference numberRBO.21.26
Title'A Description of a Water Engine founded on a new Principle for the raising or draining Water out of a Dock, Canal, Mine, Ship's Hold etc...' by Charles Leigh
Description'...and 'tis presumed, in a greater quantity with less Time, Power and Expence than the Engines now in practice for this Use.'
Refers to a figure but no figure attached
Read to the Royal Society on 8 December 1737
Extent5 sides
Access statusOpen
Related materialPrinted in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 40, no 451, p 413
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