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Paper, 'An account of experiments, on the change of the elastic force of a constant volume of atmospheric air between 32° F and 212° F, and also on the temperature of the melting point of mercury' by Balfour Stewart

Reference number: PT/69/4

Date: 1863

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Final page is envelope addressed to Taylor & Francis [publishers] at Red Lion Court, Fleet Street, London and postmarked 5 August 1863 from Cambridge.

Subject: Physics / Chemistry

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An account of experiments on the change of the elastic force of a constant volume of atmospheric air, between 32° F. and 212° F., and also on the temperature of the melting-point of mercury'.

Received and read by the Royal Society on 18 June 1863.

Abstract published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 12, 1863.

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PT/69/4
Earliest possible date
1863
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Ink on paper
Page extent
17 pages
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Manuscript

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Balfour Stewart

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Balfour Stewart, Paper, 'An account of experiments, on the change of the elastic force of a constant volume of atmospheric air between 32° F and 212° F, and also on the temperature of the melting point of mercury' by Balfour Stewart, 1863, PT/69/4, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_69_4/paper-an-account-of-experiments-on-the-change-of-the-elastic-force-of-a-constant-volume-of-atmospheric-air-between-32-f-and-212-f-and-also-on-the-temperature-of-the-melting-point-of-mercury-by-balfour-stewart, accessed on 29 February 2024

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