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Contains 34 documents submitted to the Royal Society but not published at the time of receipt. The papers are arranged alphabetically by author and cover the period of 1787-1811 [spine reads 1787-1809]. Includes an index at the beginning of the volume.

AP/7/16-34 consists of a published paper by Charles Wildbore appearing in volume 80 of Philosophical Transactions as 'On spherical motion', as well as the accompanying referees' reports, mostly by Nevil Maskelyne, and associated correspondence.

Reference number
AP/7
Earliest possible date
1787-1811
Physical description
Vellum-covered volume, gilded title on the spine
Page extent
One volume containing 20 letters, 13 papers, one set of observations, one translation, and one note
Format
Manuscript

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Archived papers: volume 7, scientific papers submitted the Royal Society unpublished or abstracted, 1787-1811, 1787-1811, AP/7, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/ap_7/archived-papers-volume-7-scientific-papers-submitted-the-royal-society-unpublished-or-abstracted-1787-1811, accessed on 21 May 2024

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  • Archived Papers

    Dates: 1768-1989

    The 'Archived Papers' collection is comprised of original manuscript scientific papers and letters submitted to the Royal Society which remained unpublished or were abstracted in the journal 'Proceedings of the Royal Society' published from 1830 onwards.

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