Reference numberRR/15/386
TitleLetter from George James Burch, on a paper 'The properties and theory of the capillary electrometer, with reference to Professor Hermann's observations on the same subject' by Henry Sessions Souttar to Joseph Larmor
Date13 April 1902
DescriptionSectional Committee: not stated

He had just looked over the paper when Larmor's letter arrived. He agrees with Larmor. He did not know the author had been dealing with the matter, but would have expected better work from him.
The impression is that the author has latterly misapprehended the point at issue between Hermann and Burch, and that what he has written is besides the point. However, he will refer to Hermann's paper. He will be in town on the 24th April and will bring the papers with him, unless Larmor wants them sooner. As the author is so evidently enthusiastic about the electrometer, he does not want to hurry over his paper.

[Not published]

Endorsed on recto as received 15 April 1902.
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related material[Register of papers 1902 44]
Related records in the catalogueRR/15/384
Fellows associated with this archive
NA1360Burch; George James (1852 - 1914); professor of physics1852 - 1914
NA7894Larmor; Sir; Joseph (1857 - 1942); physicist1857 - 1942
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