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Reference numberNLB/19/482
Alternative reference numberNLB/19 p278
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir George Gabriel Stokes, Fellow of the Royal Society
Date12 October 1899
DescriptionIn rely to Stokes' note the only matters before them on next Tuesday are, the paper by Godfrey upon which they are awaiting a report, and a paper by [Louis Napoleon George] Filon on bent beams, on which one referee's report is somewhat indefinite, whilst the other is quite definite for rejection. There is also a paper by Mr [Richard Dixon] Oldham on earthquakes regarding which the referee's differ somewhat in the matters of its destination and modification, and a decision is required on the posthumous paper by Mr Sworn.

Hopes these particulars will help clarify is Stokes needs to come up to town for the meeting.
Extent1p
FormatCarbon
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8283Stokes; Sir; George Gabriel (1819 - 1903)1819 - 1903
NA1233Filon; Louis Napoleon George (1875 - 1937); mathematical physicist and university administrator1875 - 1937
NA1706Oldham; Richard Dixon (1858 - 1936)1858 - 1936
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