« PreviousContinue »
EXPLANATION OF THE METEOROLOGICAL JOURNAL. The preceding Journal is kept in Paternoster-row, and the nine columns of the month contain as follow: 1, The Day of the month, with the letter n or r inserted to that on which the moon is new or full. 2, The Hour of observation, morning and afternoon, 3, The height of the Barometer, in inches and hundredth parts. 4 and 5, The degrees of the Thermometer, out of door and in the house. 6, The degrees of the Hygromoter, which inftrument reaches 100 when immersed in water. 7, The degrees of Cloudiness ; the fun being frequently obscured with 9, and seldom visible with 4; but when h or f is inserted, the atmosphere is so hazy above or foggy below, that no distinction of clouds is perceptible. 8, The point and force of the Wind; 3 being rather brisk, and 4 blowing trong. 9, Further observations and intermediate alterations of the Weather; in which the period and colon are used to denote a space of time between any change, the latter being a diftinction for midday and midnight: the quantity of Rain in the month is also infested in the head of this column, in inches and hundredth parts.
By Meffrs. Anthony Clarke and Robert Marsden, Stock Brokers, Princes Street, Bank. PRICES OF STOCKS from JANUARY 28 to FEBRUARY 22, 1804, both included: