Reference numberMS/427/159
Alternative reference numberMS/427 p32
TitleCopy letter from [George Gabriel] Stokes, Secretary of the Royal Society; to W. S. Sayers
Date3 February 1882
DescriptionReplies in relation to W. S. Sayers claim to have a substitute to Sutton's Storage Battery. That the authorities of the Royal Society are not convinced Sayers has a through enough knowledge of his alternative and therefore have decidesd that to publish his statement would be premature.
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