Record

Reference numberRR/2/6
LevelItem
TitleReferee's report by William Hopkins, on a paper 'On the computation of the effect of the attraction of mountain-masses, as disturbing the apparent astronomical latitude of stations in geodetic surveys' by George Biddell Airy
Date31 January 1855
DescriptionDecided to leave it up to the Committee to decide if the paper should be included in the Philosophical Transactions. Refers to similar measurments undertaken by John Henry Pratt (Archdeacon of Calcutta).

Subject: Physics

[Published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society of London]
Extent4p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1854.0060 Vol.7 1856
Related records in the catalogueRR/2/5
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA6316Hopkins; William (1793 - 1866)1793 - 1866
NA8035Airy; Sir; George Biddell (1801 - 1892); astronomer and Mathematician1801 - 1892
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