Reference numberNLB/16/352
Alternative reference numberNLB/16 p187
TitleCopy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to F J S Hopwood, Board of Trade
Date18 March 1898
DescriptionThe Council decided to transmit the schedules to Hopwood, leaving it with the lawyers to make any necessary changes. There was a strong feeling about the use of the word 'weight' instead of 'mass'. These terms now have special meanings. 'Weight' is the force with which the earth attracts a body and it differs at different places as the force of gravity varies. Mass is a property of the body itself and it does not vary by place.

Sorry to send such a rough copy but has no other.
Physical descriptionManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6673Rucker; Sir; Arthur William (1848 - 1915)1848 - 1915
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