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No clear opinion regarding publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Refers to work by Henri Victor Regnault. The conclusions are not supported by the evidence.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1887]

Reference number
RR/10/75
Earliest possible date
25 March 1887
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Alexander William Williamson

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Alexander William Williamson, Referee's report by Alexander William Williamson, on a paper 'On evaporation and dissociation. Part V. A study of the thermal properties of methyl-alcohol' by William Ramsay and Sydney Young, 25 March 1887, RR/10/75, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_10_75/referees-report-by-alexander-william-williamson-on-a-paper-on-evaporation-and-dissociation-part-v-a-study-of-the-thermal-properties-of-methyl-alcohol-by-william-ramsay-and-sydney-young, accessed on 25 July 2024

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