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The third of three volumes containing the manuscript versions of papers published by the Royal Society in volume 140 of Philosophical Transactions in 1850. This volume comprises papers XXIX-XXXVIII.

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

Missing from this volume are manuscripts for the following papers:
'Sequel to a paper on the reduction of the thermometrical observations made at the apartments of the Royal Society' by James Glaisher; and
'Supplementary observations on the diffusion of liquids' by Thomas Graham.

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Earliest possible date
December 1849 - June 1850
Physical description
Vellum-covered volume, gilded title on spine
Page extent
One volume containing eight papers, one explanation of figures, and one appendix

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Manuscripts of papers published in Philosophical Transactions, 1850, December 1849 - June 1850, PT/39, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 19 June 2024

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  • Philosophical Transactions

    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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