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Letter, 'Of the invention of the compensating pendulum' from James Short to R Davell

Reference number: L&P/2/319

Date: 1752

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Subject: Engineering

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'A letter of Mr. James Short, F. R, S. to the Royal Society, concerning the inventor of the contrivance in the pen­dulum of a clock, to prevent the irregula­rities of its motion by heat and cold'

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Reference number
L&P/2/319
Earliest possible date
1752
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
8 pages
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Manuscript

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James Short

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James Short, Letter, 'Of the invention of the compensating pendulum' from James Short to R Davell, 1752, L&P/2/319, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_2_319/letter-of-the-invention-of-the-compensating-pendulum-from-james-short-to-r-davell, accessed on 13 July 2024

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