Reference numberAP/10/8
TitlePaper, 'Description of an improved hygrometer' by Thomas Jones
CreatorThomas Jones
Date20 February 1825
DescriptionJones describes the design and construction of his improvement on a hygrometer, improving the ease and accuracy with which measurements of the temperature of condensation can be taken.

An ink inscription top of first page reads 'JFWH [John Frederick William Herschel]. No 59. Two written leaves & a drawing'. [No drawing present.]

Subject: Scientific Instruments

Communicated by Capt H [Henry] Kater on 1 June 1825. Read to the Royal Society on 16 June 1825.

This paper was published in the 1826 volume of Philosophical Transactions as 'Description of an improved hygrometer'.

Abstract published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society], volume 2.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1815.0274
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1826.0006
Fellows associated with this archive
NA1206Kater; Henry (1777 - 1835)1777 - 1835
NA6272Jones; Thomas (1775 - 1852)1775 - 1852
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