Reference numberNLB/18/212
Alternative reference numberNLB/18 p114
TitleCopy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to [Professor H H] Turner
Date7 February 1899
DescriptionOn reading Mr Bacon's paper, Rucker was so doubtful about it that with the consent of the Chairman of the Physics [Sectional] Committee it was referred to an authority on [sound] who reports that he cannot recommend its acceptance. Therefore writes to Turner to see whether he would prefer to withdraw the paper in accordance with Standing Order 31. If so the paper can be returned if he gives the required undertaking, i.e. that the paper 'will be regarded as not having been communicated to the Society'. The meaning of this is that neither the communicator nor the author will refer in any way in [?] to the fact that the paper has been submitted to a [?] of the Society.
Physical descriptionManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA1105Turner; Herbert Hall (1861 - 1930); astronomer and seismologist1861 - 1930
NA6673Rucker; Sir; Arthur William (1848 - 1915)1848 - 1915
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