Reference numberCD/32/1
TitleLetter from Sir Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society, to Sir James Dewar
Date23 June [1917]
DescriptionDiscusses a comment that Sir James Dewar made at the Special General Meeting of the Royal Society on 7 June. Alleges that in this speech he accused those responsible for drawing up the statement on Statute XII [12], which was circulated to Fellows, of altering the punctuation in a quotation [to change meaning]. Calls this 'misleading'. Notes that the punctuation in the statement on Statute XII is identical. Suggests that Dewar has made a charge of bad faith against the Fellows of the Royal Society.

[Back of the letter contains part of another letter addressed to Sir Joseph John Thomson.]
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NA5870Dewar; Sir; James (1842 - 1923)1842 - 1923
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