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Letter from William Augustus Tilden, on a paper 'Constitution of the terpenes camphors and camphor acid' by John Norman Collie to John William Strutt, Lord Rayleigh, Secretary of the Royal Society

Reference number: RR/11/36

Date: 19 November 1891

Description

The paper's fundamental assumptions are 'so speculative'. However, it is also 'worthy of attention'. Referee is unsure as to whether the paper should be published in Philosophical Transactions. Asks the Secretary to decide, as he can 'decide better'.

Subject: Chemistry

[Not published].

Reference number
RR/11/36
Earliest possible date
19 November 1891
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
3 pages
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Manuscript

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William Augustus Tilden

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William Augustus Tilden, Letter from William Augustus Tilden, on a paper 'Constitution of the terpenes camphors and camphor acid' by John Norman Collie to John William Strutt, Lord Rayleigh, Secretary of the Royal Society, 19 November 1891, RR/11/36, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_11_36/letter-from-william-augustus-tilden-on-a-paper-constitution-of-the-terpenes-camphors-and-camphor-acid-by-john-norman-collie-to-john-william-strutt-lord-rayleigh-secretary-of-the-royal-society, accessed on 25 May 2024

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