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Archer shares 'Depth of Rain at Widdrington in Northumberland observ'd by Reverend Horsely, 1723' and 'Instrument for Estimating the Quantity of Rain was sett upon the top of the House August 8th 1723'. Includes one page with calculations of rainfall.

Subject: Meteorology

Read to the Royal Society on 19 March 1723 [sic]

Written by Archer in Tunbridge Wells [England]

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16 April 1725
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
5 pages

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Letter, regarding notes on the weather from John Archer to James Jurin, 16 April 1725, CLP/5/42a, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 23 July 2024

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