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Letter from George Howard Darwin, to Michael Foster, regarding a paper 'On the mechanical conditions of a swarm of meteorites, and on theories of cosmogony' by George Howard Darwin

Reference number: RR/10/143

Date: 06 July 1888

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The manuscript is ready for re-submission, asks is he will take the paper to the Royal Society if convenient. Has written a short explanatory note for the referees, explaining the modifications. Herbert Rix has the original drawings. Discusses the kitchen garden. Provides new address for William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin.

Subject: Astronomy

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1889]

Reference number
RR/10/143
Earliest possible date
06 July 1888
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter from George Howard Darwin, to Michael Foster, regarding a paper 'On the mechanical conditions of a swarm of meteorites, and on theories of cosmogony' by George Howard Darwin, 06 July 1888, RR/10/143, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_10_143/letter-from-george-howard-darwin-to-michael-foster-regarding-a-paper-on-the-mechanical-conditions-of-a-swarm-of-meteorites-and-on-theories-of-cosmogony-by-george-howard-darwin, accessed on 21 July 2024

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