Reference numberRR/7/115
TitleLetter from Edmund James Mills, on his paper 'On the chemical activity of nitrates' to the Secretary of the Royal Society
Date30 November 1871
DescriptionLetter from the author in response to his paper being rejected for publication. He insists he cannot have the paper published elsewhere (as one of the referees suggested) because he cannot offer it to any other society 'without candidly stating that it has been rejected by the Royal Society - or rather, by a single referee, who, in this case, represents the Royal Society'. He states that the referee who rejected his paper is known to him and that he 'cannot write his own equations accurately'. He claims that he has never before 'been so annoyed, and hurt, and powerless'. He asks that the Secretary give his paper another chance to be published.

Subject: Chemistry

[Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society, 1869].
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1869.0078
Related records in the catalogueRR/7/113
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6434Mills; Edmund James (1840 - 1921)1840 - 1921
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