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SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION

Washington, D. C., ..... 191

through Webster are trying to get it. But he disires that its use shall also be open to meteorology as well as war.

This will introduce you to his requests made on page 7 of his letter.

I believe there are several meteorological problems of great interest which might be solved by aid of the device, as:

  1. What is the composition of the highest atmosphere.
  2. How does temperature fall are great altitudes?