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Volume of the manuscript versions of papers published by the Royal Society in volume 131 of 'Philosophical Transactions'. A note at the beginning of the volume indicates that papers I-IV, VIII-X, and XXI are missing.

The volume includes some original illustrations and figures drawn in ink in support of the papers.

Missing from this volume are manuscripts for the following papers:
'Supplement to a paper “On the theoretical explanation of an apparent new polarity in light."' by George Biddell Airy;
'Contributions to terrestrial magnetism.―No. II' by Edward Sabine;
'On ground gru, or ice formed, under peculiar circumstances, at the bottom of running water' by James Farquharson;
'On a remarkable property of the diamond' by David Brewster;
'Note on an inequality in the height of the barometer, of which the argument is the declination of the moon' by John William Lubbock;
'On the calculation of attractions, and the figure of the earth' Charles James Hargreave;
'The Bakerian Lecture.—On the organs of reproduction, and the development of the myriapoda.—First series' by George Newport; and
'Researches in the theory of machines' by Henry Moseley.

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Earliest possible date
December 1840 - June 1841
Physical description
Vellum-covered volume, gilded title on spine
Page extent
One volume containing 14 papers

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Manuscripts of papers published in Philosophical Transactions, 1841, December 1840 - June 1841, PT/25, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 13 April 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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