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.

Description

Subject: Physics

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'An account of some electrical experiments, by Mr. William Swift, in a letter to John Glen King, D. D. F. R. S'

Read 29 January 1778

Reference number
L&P/7/10
Earliest possible date
25 January 1778
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

Use this record

Citation

Letter, 'Electrical experiments' from William Swift to John Glen King, 25 January 1778, L&P/7/10, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_7_10/letter-electrical-experiments-from-william-swift-to-john-glen-king, accessed on 21 June 2024

Link to this record

Embed this record

<iframe src="https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/embed/items/l-and-p_7_10/letter-electrical-experiments-from-william-swift-to-john-glen-king" title="Letter, 'Electrical experiments' from William Swift to John Glen King" allow="fullscreen" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="500px"></iframe>

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