Skip to content

Please be aware that some material may contain words, descriptions or illustrations which will not reflect current scientific understanding and may be considered in today's context inaccurate, unethical, offensive or distressing.

Paper, 'A print shown to the RS of a Chinese magnet (30lbs 5 oz in weight). It belongs to the King of Portugal & was armed & set by Wm Duguid FRS much in the same manneras one for the Duke of Devonshire which now belongs to lord Charles Cavendish' by Martin Folkes

Reference number: L&P/1/385

Date: 25 April 1745

Description

Subject: Artillery

Read 27 April 1745

Reference number
L&P/1/385
Earliest possible date
25 April 1745
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Martin Folkes

View page for Martin Folkes

Use this record

Citation

Martin Folkes, Paper, 'A print shown to the RS of a Chinese magnet (30lbs 5 oz in weight). It belongs to the King of Portugal & was armed & set by Wm Duguid FRS much in the same manneras one for the Duke of Devonshire which now belongs to lord Charles Cavendish' by Martin Folkes, 25 April 1745, L&P/1/385, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_1_385/paper-a-print-shown-to-the-rs-of-a-chinese-magnet-30lbs-5-oz-in-weight-it-belongs-to-the-king-of-portugal-was-armed-set-by-wm-duguid-frs-much-in-the-same-manneras-one-for-the-duke-of-devonshire-which-now-belongs-to-lord-charles-cavendish-by-martin-folkes, accessed on 19 April 2024

Link to this record

Embed this record

<iframe src="https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/embed/items/l-and-p_1_385/paper-a-print-shown-to-the-rs-of-a-chinese-magnet-30lbs-5-oz-in-weight-it-belongs-to-the-king-of-portugal-was-armed-set-by-wm-duguid-frs-much-in-the-same-manneras-one-for-the-duke-of-devonshire-which-now-belongs-to-lord-charles-cavendish-by-martin-folkes" title="Paper, 'A print shown to the RS of a Chinese magnet (30lbs 5 oz in weight). It belongs to the King of Portugal & was armed & set by Wm Duguid FRS much in the same manneras one for the Duke of Devonshire which now belongs to lord Charles Cavendish' by Martin Folkes" allow="fullscreen" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="500px"></iframe>

Related Fellows

Explore the collection

  • Letters and Papers

    Dates: 1741-1806

    'Letters and Papers' contains the scientific correspondence sent to the Royal Society through the 18th century, many of which were published in its journal.

    View collection