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Referee's report by William Henry Smyth, on a paper 'On the mean temperature of the observatory at Highfield House, near Nottingham, from the year 1810 to 1850' by Edward Joseph Lowe

Reference number: RR/2/138

Date: 30 August 1851

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Not recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Suggests it may be better suited for the Meteorological Society communications. Results are not accurate enough for the Philosophical Transactions. Notes problems with the methods used.

Subject: Meteorology

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London']

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RR/2/138
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30 August 1851
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Letter on paper
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3 pages
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Manuscript

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William Henry Smyth

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William Henry Smyth, Referee's report by William Henry Smyth, on a paper 'On the mean temperature of the observatory at Highfield House, near Nottingham, from the year 1810 to 1850' by Edward Joseph Lowe, 30 August 1851, RR/2/138, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_2_138/referees-report-by-william-henry-smyth-on-a-paper-on-the-mean-temperature-of-the-observatory-at-highfield-house-near-nottingham-from-the-year-1810-to-1850-by-edward-joseph-lowe, accessed on 18 July 2024

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