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Paper, 'The Bakerian Lecture. On the best kind of steel and form for a compass needle' by Capt H [Henry] Kater

Reference number: PT/15/10

Date: 1821

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Subject: Scientific Instruments / Navigation

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'The Bakerian Lecture. On the best kind of steel and form for a compass needle'.

Read 1 February 1821.

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.

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PT/15/10
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1821
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Ink on paper
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34 pages
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Manuscript

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Henry Kater

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Henry Kater, Paper, 'The Bakerian Lecture. On the best kind of steel and form for a compass needle' by Capt H [Henry] Kater, 1821, PT/15/10, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_15_10/paper-the-bakerian-lecture-on-the-best-kind-of-steel-and-form-for-a-compass-needle-by-capt-h-henry-kater, accessed on 25 June 2024

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