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Letter, 'Answers to several queries concerning his experiments with an electrical kite' from John Lining to Charles Pinckney

Reference number: L&P/2/501

Date: 1754

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Subject: Physics

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Extract of a letter from John Lining, M. D. of Charles Town, in South Carolina, to Charles Pinckney, Esq; in London: With his answers to several queries sent to him concerning his experiment of electricity with a kite'

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L&P/2/501
Earliest possible date
1754
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter, 'Answers to several queries concerning his experiments with an electrical kite' from John Lining to Charles Pinckney, 1754, L&P/2/501, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_2_501/letter-answers-to-several-queries-concerning-his-experiments-with-an-electrical-kite-from-john-lining-to-charles-pinckney, accessed on 15 June 2024

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