Reference numberNLB/20/334
Alternative reference numberNLB/20 p207
TitleCopy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Professor George Carey Foster, Fellow of the Royal Society
Date26 March 1900
DescriptionHas read [Charles] Chree's answer carefully but without comparing it in detail with [Hugh Longbourne] Callendar's report, he thinks Chree makes a very good case and that the matter must be carefully considered by the Committee. It may be best to submit the paper, Callendar's report and Chree's reply to Boys again and ask him for his view of what Chree has said. The fact that the experiment was begun under the direct supervision of Griffiths, and under conditions which [Ernest Howard] Griffiths, [Charles Thomas] Heycock and [Francis Henry] Neville approved, seems to make it impossible to wipe the whole thing out as having been done under unsuitable circumstances or under circumstances unfair to the instruments.

Rucker would be inclined to publish the paper in full with the insertion of a carefully worded preface.
Physical descriptionManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6673Rucker; Sir; Arthur William (1848 - 1915)1848 - 1915
NA6347Foster; George Carey (1835 - 1919); physicist1835 - 1919
NA1735Chree; Charles (1860 - 1928)1860 - 1928
NA5307Callendar; Hugh Longbourne (1863 - 1930)1863 - 1930
NA5101Griffiths; Ernest Howard (1851 - 1932)1851 - 1932
NA1426Heycock; Charles Thomas (1858 - 1931)1858 - 1931
NA6166Neville; Francis Henry (1847 - 1915)1847 - 1915
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