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Letter from Mervyn Herbert Nevil Story Maskelyne, to Herbert Rix, regarding two papers 'An instrument for grinding section-plates and prisms of crystals of artificial preparations accurately in the desired directions' and 'An Instrument of precision for producing monochromatic light of any desired wave-length, and its use in the investigation of the optical properties of crystals' by Alfred Edwin Howard Tutton

Reference number: RR/12/253

Date: 31 January 1894

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Will enclose reports soon. The papers are well-written but incomplete.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry, Applied Sciences, Crystallography

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1894]

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RR/12/253
Earliest possible date
31 January 1894
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Letter on paper
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4 pages
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Manuscript

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Mervyn Herbert Nevil Story-Maskelyne

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Mervyn Herbert Nevil Story-Maskelyne, Letter from Mervyn Herbert Nevil Story Maskelyne, to Herbert Rix, regarding two papers 'An instrument for grinding section-plates and prisms of crystals of artificial preparations accurately in the desired directions' and 'An Instrument of precision for producing monochromatic light of any desired wave-length, and its use in the investigation of the optical properties of crystals' by Alfred Edwin Howard Tutton, 31 January 1894, RR/12/253, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_12_253/letter-from-mervyn-herbert-nevil-story-maskelyne-to-herbert-rix-regarding-two-papers-an-instrument-for-grinding-section-plates-and-prisms-of-crystals-of-artificial-preparations-accurately-in-the-desired-directions-and-an-instrument-of-precision-for-producing-monochromatic-light-of-any-desired-wave-length-and-its-use-in-the-investigation-of-the-optical-properties-of-crystals-by-alfred-edwin-howard-tutton, accessed on 21 February 2024

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