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Archived papers: volume 4, scientific papers submitted to the Royal Society unpublished or abstracted, 1762-1780

Reference number: AP/4

Date: 1768-1780

Description

Contains 21 papers submitted to the Royal Society but not published at the time of receipt. The papers are arranged alphabetically by author and cover the period of 1762-1780 [spine reads 1768-80]. Includes an index at the beginning of the volume.

Two papers were published in the form in which they appear in this volume:
'An essay, towards elucidating the history of the sea-anemonies' by Jacques-François Dicquemare [fragment only]; and
'Of the electric property of the torpedo' by John Walsh.

Reference number
AP/4
Earliest possible date
1768-1780
Physical description
Vellum-covered volume, gilded title on the spine
Page extent
One volume containing 10 papers, eight letters, one journal, one drawing, and one set of observations
Format
Manuscript

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Archived papers: volume 4, scientific papers submitted to the Royal Society unpublished or abstracted, 1762-1780, 1768-1780, AP/4, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/ap_4/archived-papers-volume-4-scientific-papers-submitted-to-the-royal-society-unpublished-or-abstracted-1762-1780, accessed on 12 April 2024

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  • Archived Papers

    Dates: 1768-1989

    The 'Archived Papers' collection is comprised of original manuscript scientific papers and letters submitted to the Royal Society which remained unpublished or were abstracted in the journal 'Proceedings of the Royal Society' published from 1830 onwards.

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