Reference numberMS/427/379
Alternative reference numberMS/427 p74
TitleCopy letter from [George Gabriel] Stokes, Secretary of the Royal Society; J. B. de Motte. Bibliographical Department, Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, [USA]
Date21 August 1884
DescriptionConcerning the request for copies of certain papers about Electricity in Transactions. Request comes on behalf of the Committee of Bibliography of the International Elect. Exhibition of the Franklin Institute. Apologises for the late reply as the Royal Society is on holiday. Replies in the expectation that the Council will approve to have all the requested articles sent, except for one, the paper on electro-magnetic theory of the reflection and refraction by Fitzgerald, which is out of print. Includes that this was also printed in another publication. States that Mr Wesley of Wessex will be instructed to send the copies as quickly as possible. [A line of text has been removed.]
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