Reference numberMC/4/107
TitleLetter from John Ross, Captain with the Royal Navy, London, to Captain William Henry Smyth
Date10 December 1845
DescriptionRegarding [Michael] Faraday's recent paper on the magnetization of light and the illumination of magnetic lines of force. Ross requests for it to be known that he made this discovery on his voyage [in the Arctic]. For this, he cites the narrative and appendix of the voyage as well as a House of Commons report from 1834 as proof.

[Read by Council on 15 January 1846.]
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueCMP/1/202
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NA5062Smyth; William Henry (1788 - 1865)1788 - 1865
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