A true and particular account of a storm of thunder & lightning, which fell at Richmond in Surrey, on Whit Sunday last in the afternoon, being May 20th, 1711. With an exact description, on a copper-plate, of the hurt done by it, both to the persons of the kill'd and wounded and the building on which it fell. Whereunto are added Some short Hints concerning the Nature, Causes, and Effects of Thunder and Lightning; and some Practical Reflections upon the Whole.
An essay on the cause of lightning, and the manner by which the thunder-clouds become possessed of their electricity, Deduced From Known Facts And Properties Of That Matter. To which are added, Plain directions for constructing and erecting safe conductors.
- Simmons, John, active 1775.
- MDCCLXXV.