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Docno: ADMS-03-02-02-0001-0004-0006

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1786-06-06


Mr. Williams gave us another Lecture upon heat; and introduced a new System of his own. But the heat being increased in the Chamber, by a small fire, which was necessary for making the experiments, and by the breath of an hundred Persons, as• { 46 } sembled in it, became almost insupportable, Thompson fainted completely, and was carried away to his chamber.
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