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Apologises for his late response. Claims that he 'found a little difficulty' in following some parts of the paper, but believes they contain several 'useful propositions' and are recommended for publication Philosophical Transactions.

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13 November 1850
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Letter on paper
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3 pages

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John Couch Adams

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John Couch Adams, Referee's report by John Couch Adams, on several unnamed papers by William Thomson, 13 November 1850, RR/1/245, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 27 May 2024

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