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Proposal from Joseph Forrest (Ireland) to Dr Thomas Young, 1827 - 1830

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 600-605

Scope and Contents

Proposal listing Forrest's 'discoveries' which included ideas on the causes of the tides and currents ('that the Moon have not to do with the tides'), on the cause of perpetual motion, and ideas on longitude.
The letter is preceded by a second copy of the list and a chart. For two further letters from Forrest, see [RGO 14/40: 594-596].


  • Creation: 1827 - 1830



6 folio(s) (6 ff.) : Paper

Language of Materials


Date information

DateText: date is inferred.


Forrest, Joseph

Original geographic information

Cork [origination]

Original geographic information

London [destination]

Finding aid date

2012-06-01 09:50:01+00:00

Repository Details

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