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Wednesday’s meeting of the Literary was a Scientific Evening… and the boys of the Sixth “did” some electrical and chemical experiments. It was just the worst kind of night for frictional electricity – damp, sodden and steaming – and not all of the experiments came off… Stornoway, 7 Dec. 1916

This week, in the next in our selection of letters from the W.J. Gibson collection, Mr Gibson reports on science experiments which didn’t quite go to plan, more staff changes at the Nicolson Institute and a route march by moonlight … Continue reading

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