Excerpt from The Philosophical Magazine, Vol. 37: Comprehending the Various Branches of Science, the Liberal and Fine Arts, Geology, Agriculture, Manufactures and Commerce; For January, February, March, April, May, and June, 1811
Sir, AS a principal aim of all those who make ... and com municate'to the public, the results of philosophical experi ments, must be to have them extensively known, I shall offer no apology for sending you some calculations, on the results'of a Series 0% ingenious experiments by Messrs. F. Kirby and Arnold Merrick of Cirencester, on the sounds of an Organ-pipe, blown by eight different sorts of gases, compared with the lengths ofa sounding string on a mono chord, which lfind recorded in a late number of Mr. Nicholson's respectable Journal, vol. Xxvii. P. 271.
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