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Letter, 'Improvement in the air pump' from John Smeaton to John Ellicott

Reference number: L&P/2/286

Date: 16 April 1752


Subject: Engineering

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'A letter from Mr. J. Smeaton to Mr. John Ellicott, F. R. S. concerning some improvements made by himself in the air-pump'

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16 April 1752
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John Smeaton

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John Smeaton, Letter, 'Improvement in the air pump' from John Smeaton to John Ellicott, 16 April 1752, L&P/2/286, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 20 May 2024

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