Reference numberEL/D1/47
TitleWilliam Derham, dated at Upminster, Essex, to Hans Sloane
CreatorDerham; William (1657-1735); Church of England clergyman; natural philosopher; canon of Windsor
Date3 January 1697
DescriptionObservations of the weather in Upminster, Essex, and in particular, measuring the height of mercury in the barometer by a circle on one of the weather-plates
Explanations of a table are given but the table is no longer attached (can be found in 'Philosophical Transactions' volume 20)
Figure of the circle and ruler with teeth and figures showing the quantity of rain are attached
Read to the Royal Society on 19 January 1697
Extent4 sides
Place originUpminster, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Origin coordinates51.55594, 0.2556
Access statusOpen
Related materialPrinted in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 20, no 237, p 45
Related records in the catalogueRBO/7/75
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8406Sloane; Sir; Hans (1660 - 1753); physician and collector1660 - 1753
NA6239Derham; William (1657 - 1735); naturalist1657 - 1735
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