Reference numberNLB/60/884
Alternative reference numberNLB/60 p502
TitleCopy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Richard [Tetley] Glazebrook, Chairman of the Physics Committee and FRS
Date21 April 1921
DescriptionInforms Sir Richard [Tetley] Glazebrook that the Board of Trade have asked the Society to send one or more representatives to a preliminary meeting in connection with the coming meeting of the Metric Convention. Notes that he had intended to suggest Sir Glazebrook's name, and that Sir [Arthur] Schuster has suggested [Percy Alexander] MacMahon as a possible second representative. Asks Sir Glazebrook if he has any other suggestions. On a separate note, informs Sir Glazebrook that [Geoffrey Ingram] Taylor's report on Brunt's paper, 'The dynamics of revolving fluid on a rotating earth', was entirely adverese and asks whether he think they ought to send it to a second referee.
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NA1226Jeans; Sir; James Hopwood (1877 - 1946); physicist and mathematician1877 - 1946
NA8225Glazebrook; Sir; Richard Tetley (1854 - 1935)1854 - 1935
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