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Reade presents barometer and thermometer readings covering the period 1 January 1829 to 31 December 1832. The data is displayed in tables with headings day, wind, bar, thermometer (9am, midday, 6pm) and remarks.

Subject: Meteorology

Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, an abstract of the paper was published in volume 3 of Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society] as 'Register of the state of the barometer and thermometer kept at Tunis, during the Years 1829, 1830, 1831 and 1832'.

Reference number
AP/20/2
Earliest possible date
1833
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
49 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Unpublished observations, 'State of the barometer and thermometer kept at Tunis during the years 1829, 1830, 1831 and 1832' by Sir Thomas Reade, 1833, AP/20/2, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/ap_20_2/unpublished-observations-state-of-the-barometer-and-thermometer-kept-at-tunis-during-the-years-1829-1830-1831-and-1832-by-sir-thomas-reade, accessed on 14 July 2024

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