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Finds the referees to have been very hard on him. Provides comments on the remarks of the referees. Refers to work of Henry Augustus Rowland, William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, James Alfred Ewing and Crystal [?], whose work he has carefully studied. Asks John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh to look at the paper himself.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1888]

Reference number
RR/10/99
Earliest possible date
16 May 1887
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter from Herbert Tomlinson, to John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, regarding a paper 'The influence of stress and strain on the physical properties of matter.—Part I. Elasticity (continued).—The effect of magnetisation on the elasticity and the internal friction of metals' by Herbert Tomlinson, 16 May 1887, RR/10/99, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_10_99/letter-from-herbert-tomlinson-to-john-william-strutt-3rd-baron-rayleigh-regarding-a-paper-the-influence-of-stress-and-strain-on-the-physical-properties-of-matterpart-i-elasticity-continuedthe-effect-of-magnetisation-on-the-elasticity-and-the-internal-friction-of-metals-by-herbert-tomlinson, accessed on 20 July 2024

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