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Hauksbee, Francis, 1688-1763 (instrument maker and lecturer on science)



  • Existence: 1688 - 1763


He was the nephew of the instrument maker Francis Hauksbee the elder (d. 1713).

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


Letter from Francis Hauksbee the younger, probably to William Jones, 18 November 1747

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/13/8
Scope and Contents From the Series:

This category contains the manuscript letters in the Macclesfield collection excluding the Newton holographs and letters to Newton. It also contains a few other items which were bound alongside these letters.

Dates: 18 November 1747
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at