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Reference numberRR/7/470
LevelItem
TitleLetter from George Carey Foster, on two papers 'On the effect of heat on the chloride, bromide, and iodide of silver' and 'On the effects of heat on some chloro-brom-iodides of silver' by G F Rodwell to James Clerk Maxwell
Date19 July 1876
DescriptionComments on the fact that they have different opinions on the paper. He rejected it because 'the details of numerical measurement of known effects are worth publishing in the Transactions only when, either there is something in the method employed that it is important to make known or when the results are very accurate'. The papers could be published in Proceedings instead. Also claims that Maxwell's opinion is 'worth so much more' than his own.

Subject: Physics

[Both papers published in Proceedings of the Royal Society, 1876].
Extent8p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1876.0049
DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1876.0050
Related records in the catalogueRR/7/68
RR/7/69
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Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA6347Foster; George Carey (1835 - 1919); Physicist1835 - 1919
NA8259Maxwell; James Clerk (1831 - 1879); Physicist1831 - 1879
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