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No clear statement regarding publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. A paper by the same author, with an identical title, was previously submitted to, and declined by, the Committee, and the paper subsequently withdrawn. Does not know if the details of the present paper are identical to the previous one, but there is no substantial difference. Suggests the paper be referred to a more competent observer.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Not published]

Endorsed on verso as received 12 May 1899.

Reference number
RR/14/125
Earliest possible date
11 May 1899
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Thomas Edward Thorpe

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Thomas Edward Thorpe, Referee's report by Thomas Edward Thorpe, on a paper 'On the oxidation of carbon at ordinary temperature by means of atmospheric oxygen with the production of electrical energy' by Willard E Case, 11 May 1899, RR/14/125, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_14_125/referees-report-by-thomas-edward-thorpe-on-a-paper-on-the-oxidation-of-carbon-at-ordinary-temperature-by-means-of-atmospheric-oxygen-with-the-production-of-electrical-energy-by-willard-e-case, accessed on 21 June 2024

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