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38 manuscript pages and one plate showing a chronometer and its case, plate, and pedestal.

Subject: Scientific Instruments

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On the effects produced in the rates of chronometers by the proximity of masses of iron'.

Communicated by John Barrow. Read 28 June 1821.

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 2, 1833.

Reference number
PT/15/27
Earliest possible date
1821
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
39 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Peter Barlow

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Peter Barlow, Paper, 'On the effects produced in the rates of chronometers by the proximity of masses of iron' by Peter Barlow, 1821, PT/15/27, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_15_27/paper-on-the-effects-produced-in-the-rates-of-chronometers-by-the-proximity-of-masses-of-iron-by-peter-barlow, accessed on 23 May 2024

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