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Unpublished paper, 'A few remarks on the Helm Wind' by William Walton

Reference number: AP/21/10

Date: 28 November 1836


Walton shares observations on the Helm Wind of Cumbria [England]. Includes one illustration of the Helm Bar cloud in the text. Annotated in pencil throughout. Marked on back by John George Children as 'archives'.

Subject: Meteorology

Received 2 December 1836. Communicated by P M [Peter Mark] Roget.

Written by Walton in Allenheads [England].

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 'A few remarks on the helm wind'.

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28 November 1836
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Ink and graphite pencil on paper
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10 pages

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William Walton

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