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Subject: Engineering

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'A description of a mariner's compass contrived by Gowin Knight, M. B. F. R. S'

Read 5 July 1750

Reference number
L&P/2/162
Earliest possible date
1750
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
8 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Gowin Knight

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Gowin Knight, Paper, 'A mariner's compass contrived by the author' by Gowin Knight, 1750, L&P/2/162, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_2_162/paper-a-mariners-compass-contrived-by-the-author-by-gowin-knight, accessed on 22 July 2024

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