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'Of the Quicksilver rising and falling in the Barometer; And what may be gathered from its great rise in frosty weather' by Martin Lister

Reference number: RBO/6/8

Date: 20 March 1684

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Observations of the weather on the level of mercury in the barometer
Also gives thoughts on 'healthy or sickly seasons' eg that smallpox is not prevalent because of the season but because of infection

Reference number
RBO/6/8
Earliest possible date
20 March 1684
Page extent
7 pages
Format
Manuscript

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'Of the Quicksilver rising and falling in the Barometer; And what may be gathered from its great rise in frosty weather' by Martin Lister, 20 March 1684, RBO/6/8, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rbo_6_8/of-the-quicksilver-rising-and-falling-in-the-barometer-and-what-may-be-gathered-from-its-great-rise-in-frosty-weather-by-martin-lister, accessed on 18 June 2024

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