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Paper, 'Report on the graduation of thermometers' by the Royal Society Commitee

Reference number: L&P/6/257

Date: 1777

Description

Subject: Scientific instruments

Contains the signatures of Henry Cavendish, William Heberden, Alexander Aubert, Jean Andre De Luc, Nevil Maskelyne, Samuel Horsley and Joseph Planta

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'The report of the Committee appointed by the Royal Society to consider of the best method of adjusting the fixed points of thermometers; and of the precautions necessary to be used in making experiments with those instruments'

Read 19 June 1777

Reference number
L&P/6/257
Earliest possible date
1777
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
42 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Henry Cavendish, William Heberden, Alexander Aubert, Jean Andre De Luc, Nevil Maskelyne, Samuel Horsley, Joseph Planta, Paper, 'Report on the graduation of thermometers' by the Royal Society Commitee, 1777, L&P/6/257, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_6_257/paper-report-on-the-graduation-of-thermometers-by-the-royal-society-commitee, accessed on 17 April 2024

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