Reference numberMC/11/454
TitleLetter from Edw [Edward] Shotton, Preston Tower, Tynemouth, to the Secretary of the Royal Society
CreatorShotton; Edward (fl 1879); steamship owner; magistrate; River Tyne commissioner
Date31 December 1879
DescriptionRegarding the usefulness of a universal thermometer that could be used in Europe or globally. Shotton thinks the Royal Society could achieve this.
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