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Paper 'An account of his book 'New principles of gunnery'' by Benjamin Robins

Reference number: L&P/1/179a

Date: 1743

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Subject: Military technology

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'An account of a book intituled, new Principles of Gunnery, containing the de­termination of the Force of Gunpowder; and an investigation of the Resisting Power of the Air to swift and slow motions; by B. R. F. R. S. as far as the same relates to the Force of Gunpowder'.

Read 14 April 1743.

Reference number
L&P/1/179a
Earliest possible date
1743
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Ink on paper
Page extent
33 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Benjamin Robins

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Benjamin Robins, Paper 'An account of his book 'New principles of gunnery'' by Benjamin Robins, 1743, L&P/1/179a, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_1_179a/paper-an-account-of-his-book-new-principles-of-gunnery-by-benjamin-robins, accessed on 12 April 2024

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