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.

Letter, 'Extract from a letter to A. Trembley' from Johann Nicholaus Sebastian Allemand to Abraham Trembley

Reference number: L&P/3/61

Date: 09 December 1755

Description

Subject: Meteorology

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'An extraordinary and surprising agitation of the waters, though without any perceptible motion of the Earth, having been observed in various parts of this Island, both maritime and inland, on the same day, and chiefly about the time, that the more violent commotions of both Earth and waters so extensively affected many very distant parts of the Globe; the following accounts, relating to the former, have been transmitted to the Society; in which are specified the times and places when and where they h'

Read 18 December 1755

Reference number
L&P/3/61
Earliest possible date
09 December 1755
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Johann Nicholaus Sebastian Allamand

View page for Johann Nicholaus Sebastian Allamand

Use this record

Citation

Johann Nicholaus Sebastian Allamand, Letter, 'Extract from a letter to A. Trembley' from Johann Nicholaus Sebastian Allemand to Abraham Trembley, 09 December 1755, L&P/3/61, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_3_61/letter-extract-from-a-letter-to-a-trembley-from-johann-nicholaus-sebastian-allemand-to-abraham-trembley, accessed on 20 May 2024

Link to this record

Embed this record

<iframe src="https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/embed/items/l-and-p_3_61/letter-extract-from-a-letter-to-a-trembley-from-johann-nicholaus-sebastian-allemand-to-abraham-trembley" title="Letter, 'Extract from a letter to A. Trembley' from Johann Nicholaus Sebastian Allemand to Abraham Trembley" allow="fullscreen" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="500px"></iframe>

Related Records

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