Reference numberNLB/40/739
Alternative reference numberNLB/40/ p448
TitleCopy letter from Joseph Larmor to [William Mitchinson] Hicks
Date27 July 1909
Description'My dear Hicks,
I am sick of Swann's paper and of many others too. I am very strongly of opinion that the style of the paper is not worthy of its contents of of the [Philosophical] Transactions [of the Royal Society]; it is far too diffuse: shortening will not mean omission.
It is open to the author to condense it, for further consideration. It need not be typewritten afresh: any form which is legible to a printer will do.
I am quite certain that it is in his interest to do this: and if he is not capable of doing it himself without worrying you, why does he set up for a physicist at all. The paper will be sent for the purpose on application.'
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA6683Hicks; William Mitchinson (1850 - 1934)1850 - 1934
NA7894Larmor; Sir; Joseph (1857 - 1942); physicist1857 - 1942
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