Reference numberRR/2/57
TitleReferee's report by George Rennie, on a paper 'On the supply of water from the chalk stratum in the neighbourhood of London' by John Dickinson
Date26 February 1851
DescriptionGives no recommendation for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society', instead leaves decision to the Committee. Subject of paper 'has already been discussed at the Engineer and Architectural Societies in a Court of Law', and published in great part in the Minutes of the Civil Engineers 1843-1850, of which the tables are 'exact copies'.

Subject: Geology

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London']
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1850.0009 Vol.6 1854
Related records in the catalogueRR/2/58
Fellows associated with this archive
NA3414Rennie; George (1791 - 1866)1791 - 1866
NA7642Dickinson; John (1782 - 1869)1782 - 1869
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