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Refers to Benares, a former kingdom and princely state in modern-day Uttar Pradesh, India. Paper refers to Prinsep's paper published in volume 118 of Philosophical Transactions titled 'Abstract of a meteorological journal kept at Benares during the years 1824, 1825, and 1826'. The manuscript for this paper is found at PT/18/19.

Subject: Meteorology

Not published in Philosophical Transactions.

Reference number
PT/18/20
Earliest possible date
1828
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
15 pages
Format
Manuscript

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James Prinsep

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James Prinsep, Paper, 'Notes on the meteorological tables kept at Benares [Varanasi, India], during the years 1824, 5, 6' by James Prinsep, 1828, PT/18/20, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_18_20/paper-notes-on-the-meteorological-tables-kept-at-benares-varanasi-india-during-the-years-1824-5-6-by-james-prinsep, accessed on 15 June 2024

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