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Meteorological Instruments

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Hygroscopium per [illegible], 1697

Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [110]
Scope and Contents

Diagram and English description of a twisted-cord hygrometer. Below is Lucan's epigram about Pompey's failure to preserve the Republic against Caesar's megalomania. The date is 15 September 1697. Attached by glue is a slip of paper showing a short line of algebra.

Dates: 1697

Oratio de Baroscopiis in Coni: publ: Acad: Edinburg: 1688, 1688

Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [188]
Scope and Contents

Graduation speech, in Gregory's hand, of one Charles Sinclair. It explains the barometer, and mentions the work of Torricelli, Huygens, and Hooke. Several diagrams append.

Dates: 1688

Print advertisement for a barometer, c1706

Identifier: Coll-33/Folio E [99]
Scope and Contents

A printed advertisement, locus unknown, for an improved "Quicksilver Barometer".

Dates: c1706