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Reference numberPT/69
LevelSubSeries
TitleManuscripts of papers published in Philosophical Transactions, 1863
DateDecember 1862 - January 1864
DescriptionThe second of two volumes containing the manuscript versions of papers published by the Royal Society in volume 153 of Philosophical Transactions in 1863. This volume comprises papers XVI-XXX.

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 rigidity of the earth' by William Thomson; and
'Dynamical problems regarding elastic spheroidal shells and spheroids of incompressible liquid' by William Thomson.
ExtentOne volume containing 14 papers and one note
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionVellum-covered volume, gilded title on spine
Dimensions35.5cm x 24.5cm
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueMS/421
MS/424
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