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Paper, 'Of de Luc's rules for ascertaining heights by the barometer' by Samuel Horsley

Reference number: L&P/6/31

Date: 18 November 1773

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Subject: Mathematics

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'M. de luc's rules, for the measurement of heights by the barometer, compared with theory, and reduced to English measures of length, and adapted to Fahrenheit's scale of the thermometer: with tables and precepts, for expediting the practical application of them.'

Read 17 February 1774

Reference number
L&P/6/31
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18 November 1773
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Ink on paper
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86 pages
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Manuscript

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Samuel Horsley

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Samuel Horsley, Paper, 'Of de Luc's rules for ascertaining heights by the barometer' by Samuel Horsley, 18 November 1773, L&P/6/31, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_6_31/paper-of-de-lucs-rules-for-ascertaining-heights-by-the-barometer-by-samuel-horsley, accessed on 20 July 2024

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