Reference numberRR/12/248
TitleLetter from John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, to Richard Threlfall, regarding a paper 'Researches on the electric properties of pure substances.—No. I. The electrical properties of pure sulphur' by Richard Threlfall, Joseph Henry Drapier Brearley and Mr Allen
Date3 January 1895
DescriptionThe referees see the value of the work, but both agree it is far too long. The Royal Society has overspent, and cannot afford printing. If the author is in England, requests a revised version of the paper of 1/3 length of the original. If not, suggests the Royal Society undertake revisions on his behalf, but advises he may not find the result fully pleasing. A final option is to send the paper back and await his response.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1896]
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rsta.1896.0004 Vol.187 1896
Related records in the catalogueRR/12/245
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6090Strutt; John William (1842 - 1919); 3rd Baron Rayleigh1842 - 1919
NA6235Threlfall; Sir; Richard (1861 - 1932); physicist and chemical engineer1861 - 1932
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