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Letter from Richard Potter, on his paper 'Experiments to determine the quantity of light reflected by Plane Metallic Specula under different angles of incidence; with a description of the photometer made use of' to the Royal Society

Reference number: RR/1/185

Date: 01 March 1830

Description

Letter from Potter, wishing to submit his paper to the Royal Society, as he believes 'the subject will be considered important in chemistry as well as in optics'. States that he can provide more information if necessary.

Subject: Chemistry

[Not published].

Reference number
RR/1/185
Earliest possible date
01 March 1830
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter from Richard Potter, on his paper 'Experiments to determine the quantity of light reflected by Plane Metallic Specula under different angles of incidence; with a description of the photometer made use of' to the Royal Society, 01 March 1830, RR/1/185, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_1_185/letter-from-richard-potter-on-his-paper-experiments-to-determine-the-quantity-of-light-reflected-by-plane-metallic-specula-under-different-angles-of-incidence-with-a-description-of-the-photometer-made-use-of-to-the-royal-society, accessed on 15 June 2024

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