Reference numberRR/1/160
TitleReferee's report by William Henry Smyth, on a paper 'New ideas on electricity, applied to the invention of an earthquake guard' by Pasquale Stanislao Mancini
Date4 May 1838
DescriptionNot recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions, as the style of the paper is 'somewhat redundant and pompus'. States later in the report that he has received a letter from Mancini, 'who entreats a mild judgement of his paper it it were but in consideration of him being only twenty years of age'.

Subject: Physics

[Not published].
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueMC/2/268
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5062Smyth; William Henry (1788 - 1865)1788 - 1865
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