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Letter from William Napier Shaw, to John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, regarding a paper 'Researches on the electric properties of pure substances.—No. I. The electrical properties of pure sulphur' by Richard Threlfall, Joseph Henry Drapier Brearley and Mr Allen

Reference number: RR/12/249

Date: 13 February 1895

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Offers his service in the editing of the paper in preparation for publication. Admits he may not do the author justice. Queries the status of an editor as an author on a paper.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1896]

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RR/12/249
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13 February 1895
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Letter on paper
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4 pages
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Manuscript

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William Napier Shaw

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William Napier Shaw, Letter from William Napier Shaw, to John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, regarding a paper 'Researches on the electric properties of pure substances.—No. I. The electrical properties of pure sulphur' by Richard Threlfall, Joseph Henry Drapier Brearley and Mr Allen, 13 February 1895, RR/12/249, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_12_249/letter-from-william-napier-shaw-to-john-william-strutt-3rd-baron-rayleigh-regarding-a-paper-researches-on-the-electric-properties-of-pure-substancesno-i-the-electrical-properties-of-pure-sulphur-by-richard-threlfall-joseph-henry-drapier-brearley-and-mr-allen, accessed on 21 February 2024

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