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Reference numberMS/928/2/177
LevelItem
TitleLetter from John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, Terling Place, Witham, Essex, to Charles Vernon Boys
Date4 July 1894
DescriptionHe thanks Boys for his trouble, which was more than Rayleigh knew. He has 'had the thing at work' and is delighted with the action, which is far more sensitive than what he had. Considers why this might be and notes how the sensitivity [of the unnamed instrument] can be increased.
Extent3p.
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionOn paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA6090Strutt; John William (1842 - 1919); 3rd Baron Rayleigh1842 - 1919
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