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Referee's report by William Snow Harris, on a paper 'Second series of approximate deductions made from about 50,000 observations taken during the years 1836, 1837, and 1838, at the P. Louis Observatory, Mauritius, four times each day; namely, at 8 a.m., at noon, and at 4 and 8 p.m' by J A [John Augustus] Lloyd

Reference number: RR/1/195

Date: 26 June 1840

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Not recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions, as it 'partake too much of the character of an ordinary meteorological report'.

Subject: Meteorology

[Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society, 1843].

Reference number
RR/1/195
Earliest possible date
26 June 1840
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Letter on paper
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4 pages
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Manuscript

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William Snow Harris

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William Snow Harris, Referee's report by William Snow Harris, on a paper 'Second series of approximate deductions made from about 50,000 observations taken during the years 1836, 1837, and 1838, at the P. Louis Observatory, Mauritius, four times each day; namely, at 8 a.m., at noon, and at 4 and 8 p.m' by J A [John Augustus] Lloyd, 26 June 1840, RR/1/195, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_1_195/referees-report-by-william-snow-harris-on-a-paper-second-series-of-approximate-deductions-made-from-about-50000-observations-taken-during-the-years-1836-1837-and-1838-at-the-p-louis-observatory-mauritius-four-times-each-day-namely-at-8-am-at-noon-and-at-4-and-8-pm-by-j-a-john-augustus-lloyd, accessed on 15 June 2024

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