Lord Raglan's Almanacs
Telegraphy, War, Meteorology
Following the establishment of a telegraph to the Crimea, expects that the despatches sent from the battlefield by Fitzroy J H Somerset (1st Baron Raglan), already famous for their meteorological detail, will be 'so au courant with the atmospheric changes that the columns of the papers may as well be arranged in the form of barometers to be filled up' according to the news from the Crimea.
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