Reference numberPT/29
TitleManuscripts of papers published in Philosophical Transactions, 1845
DateJanuary 1842 - June 1845
DescriptionVolume of the manuscript versions of papers published by the Royal Society in volume 135 of Philosophical Transactions in 1845.

The volume also includes some original illustrations and figures in various media (drawings, watercolours) in support of the papers.

Missing from this volume are manuscripts for the following papers:
'On the laws of the tides on the coasts of Ireland, as inferred from an extensive series of observations made in connection with the ordnance survey of Ireland' by George Biddell Airy;
'Electro-physiological researches.—third memoir. On Induced contractions' by Carlo Matteucci; and
'Contributions to the chemistry of the urine. On the variations in the alkaline and earthy phosphates in the healthy state, and on the alkalescence of the urine from fixed alkalies' by Henry Bence Jones.
ExtentOne volume containing 13 papers and two letters
Physical descriptionVellum-covered volume, gilded title on spine
Dimensions39cm x 28cm
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Access statusOpen
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