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Reference numberRR/5/97
LevelItem
TitleLetter from William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'On some new phenomena of residuary charge, and the law of exploding distance of electrical accumulation on coated glass' by William Snow Harris
Date29 October 1861
DescriptionNo clear statement regarding publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Refers to work by Riess/Biess [?], which should also be referred to in the paper. Does not find reason to change his opinions however.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, 1862]
Extent3p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1860.0049 Vol.11 1862
Related records in the catalogueRR/5/95
RR/5/96
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8289Thomson; William (1824 - 1907); Baron Kelvin of Largs; Physicist1824 - 1907
NA8283Stokes; Sir; George Gabriel (1819 - 1903)1819 - 1903
NA8346Harris; Sir; William Snow (1791 - 1867)1791 - 1867
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