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...Now, however, he adds the important detail that the lightning rods should be grounded.
...struck by lightning, 1732–65, and a lightning rod was erected, 1763. I. N. Phelps...
...by a report of Dalibard’s experiment with a lightning rod at Marly, France, May 10 (above, p...
...September Franklin erected a lightning rod on his own house, ingeniously equipping it...
...of rounded and pointed lightning rods will receive considerable attention in later...
6Poor Richard Improved, 1753 (Franklin Papers)
...s first published description of the lightning rod, although he had proposed such a device in...
...receive European books. Franklin had proposed the lightning rod, but had not erected one: was...
...tenth part of what you said of old Ben Lightning-rod. Did you?” and that Smith “laughed...
...of lightning and electricity, with a lightning rod installed at the country estate of the...
10[November 1755] (Adams Papers)
...been engagingly recounted by Eleanor M. Tilton in “Lightning-Rods and the Earthquake of 1755,...