Reference numberMM/10/22
TitleLetter from George Gabriel Stokes, Cambridge, to RH Scott
Date13 April 1884
DescriptionAsking advice about Sir Edward Sabine's papers.

Stokes comments: "Or course it is difficult to say whether there is likely to be anything of scientific interest in letters merely from knowing who wrote them. many a letter from an eminent man may be of utterly ephemeral interest: possibly no more than a reply to an invitation. Then again letters about past squabbles, when the parties concerned are dead, are I think best destroyed".
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Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8283Stokes; Sir; George Gabriel (1819 - 1903)1819 - 1903
NA1159Scott; Robert Henry (1833 - 1916)1833 - 1916
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