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  1. The Role of Robert Hooke in the Early English Hairspring

    Quote Originally Posted by gmorse View Post
    Thanks to the good offices of Adam Harris and with the generous permission of the Museum Curator, I'm able to post the Draft Patent document for Robert Hooke's balance spring invention. I've written a transcript, as I believe reading the original is too much like hard work! I've left the vagaries of seventeenth century English spelling intact.

    Acknowledgements and thanks are also due to the Editor of Antiquarian Horology, (the journal of the AHS), for permission to quote from