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Paper, 'On a new principle of constructing ships in the Mercantile Navy' by Sir Robert Seppings

Reference number: PT/14/11

Date: 1820

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Letter from John Barrow introducing the paper to Sir Joseph Banks found at PT/14/10. Illustrations for this paper have been separated from the manuscript and are found at PT/73/8/7-11.

Subject: Engineering

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On a new principle of constructing ships in the mercantile navy'.

Read 9 March 1820.

Abstract published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 2, 1833.

Reference number
PT/14/11
Earliest possible date
1820
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
23 pages
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Manuscript

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Robert Seppings

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Robert Seppings, Paper, 'On a new principle of constructing ships in the Mercantile Navy' by Sir Robert Seppings, 1820, PT/14/11, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_14_11/paper-on-a-new-principle-of-constructing-ships-in-the-mercantile-navy-by-sir-robert-seppings, accessed on 26 May 2024

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