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Reference numberMM/6/84
LevelItem
TitleLetter from William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, 6 Cadogan Place, to Courtenay Boyle
Date6 May 1892
DescriptionObjecting to the use of the name 'Kelvin' to denote a unit of electrical supply. Suggests the Board of Trade direct that these units be known simply as 'Units' 'tout court', as the public in general know nothing of any other electric units.
Extent8 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8289Thomson; William (1824 - 1907); Baron Kelvin of Largs; Physicist1824 - 1907
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