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Volume of the manuscript versions of papers published by the Royal Society in volume 123 of 'Philosophical Transactions' in 1833. Also includes an 1836 paper regarding the crystalline structure of lenses of animals by David Brewster.

Many manuscripts for papers published in volume 123 are missing. Manuscripts present from the volume include:
'Experimental researches in electricity.—Third series' by Michael Faraday;
'On the relation which subsists between the nervous and muscular systems in the more perfect animals, and the nature of the influence by which it is maintained' by Alexander Philip Wilson Philip;
'On the nature of sleep' by Alexander Philip Wilson Philip;
'The Bakerian Lecture.—Experimental of laws of magneto-electric induction in different masses of the same metal, and of intensity in different metals' by Samuel Hunter Christie;
'Notice of the remains of the recent volcano in the Mediterranean' by John Davy; and
'On the anatomical and optical structure of the crystalline lenses of animals, particularly that of the cod' by David Brewster.

Reference number
PT/21
Earliest possible date
November 1832 - January 1836
Physical description
Vellum-covered volume, gilded title on spine
Page extent
One volume containing six papers and one note
Format
Manuscript

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Manuscripts of papers published in Philosophical Transactions, 1833, November 1832 - January 1836, PT/21, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_21/manuscripts-of-papers-published-in-philosophical-transactions-1833, accessed on 27 May 2024

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    Dates: 1802-1865

    The 'Philosophical Transactions' collection comprises manuscript versions of papers published in The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, the world’s first and longest continuously running journal dedicated to science.

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