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of the water to a second rate man 1st of September last, was 1.845
of war, which draws 24 feet wa inches ; and the evaporation
ter, and sails with a velocity of during the same period 3.42
20 feet per second, to be 21979 inches.
lbs. or rather imore than nine
tons; and adds, “but in fact this The following are the results
additional resistance to the divi. of the Meteorolegical Journal
sion of the fluid must be far kept by Mr. Luke Howard, at
greater, as a vessel when cop- Tottenham, in Middlesex, from
pered is, comparatively speaking, the 11th to the 26th of August

,
a very uneven surface; and any inclusive.
contrivance for diminishing the
friction would be very desir-

Barometer. able."

Greatest height

30.02 inch. After the table of the friction

Least height

29.35 of water at the mean depth of 6 feet, Col. B. observes;

« from

Thermometer. these experiments, it is evident

Greatest height

79° that the resistance a body meets Least height with when moving in water con Rain (in 16 days) 1.74 inches. sists of three parts--the head re The Thermometer was the sistance, the minus pressure, and highest on the 24th of the month the friction."

and lowest on the 11th.

The results from the 27th of The results of Col. Beaufor's August to the 25th of Septemmagnetical observations for Au ber inclusive were as follow. gust, 1815, are the following: Winds light and variable. Morning

24° 16' 01"
Noon
24 24 07

Barometer.
Evening 24 18 22 Greatest height 30.11 inch.

Least

29-46 Mean of the three 24 19 30 Mean of the period 29.892 Mean for July 24 20 26

Thermometer.
Difference o

0 56

Greatest height 79° According to these observa Least

31 : tions, therefore, the declination Mean of the period 57 of the needle has diminished 56"

Rain 0:57 inche during the month of August. The greatest beight of the

Thermometer took place on the
The rain which fell at Hack. 14th, and the least on the 6th of
ney Wicky between noon on the September.
Ist of August and noon on the

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