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Reference numberNLB/22/489
Alternative reference numberNLB/22 p289
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from Arthur [William] Rucker, to Professor [Robert Bellamy] Clifton, Fellow of the Royal Society
Date22 May 1901
DescriptionSending the abstract of a paper by [Louis Napoleon George] Filon communicated by [James Alfred] Ewing. It is a mathematical paper with a good deal of arithmetical work. [William Cawthorne] Unwin, [Charles] Chree, Osborne Reynolds or [John] Perry are potential referees.

Has [Joseph Norman] Lockyer's account of last year's eclipse with the report from the Captain of the 'Theseus', including names of the sailors who observed it. Asks Clifton if [William de Wiveleslie] Abney and [Arthur] Schuster or [William Henry Mahoney] Christie should be referees.

Rucker is communicating a paper by Captain Lyons, who has made a lot of magnetic observations in Egypt. It should probably be regarded for 'Philosophical Transactions [of the Royal Society]'. Asks Clifton if he should ask [Charles] Chree and [Ettrick William] Creak to be referees.
Extent1p
FormatCarbon
Physical descriptionManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA6673Rucker; Sir; Arthur William (1848 - 1915)1848 - 1915
NA8042Clifton; Robert Bellamy (1836 - 1921)1836 - 1921
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