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Referee's report by George Biddell Airy, on a paper 'On the attraction of the Himalaya Mountains, and of the elevated regions beyond them, upon the plumb-line in India' by John Henry Pratt

Reference number: RR/2/193

Date: 26 December 1854

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Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Considers the last part, concerning the removal of discrepancies, to have failed totally. Returns manuscript to W Weld.

Subject: Geology

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society]

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RR/2/193
Earliest possible date
26 December 1854
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Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
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Manuscript

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George Biddell Airy

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George Biddell Airy, Referee's report by George Biddell Airy, on a paper 'On the attraction of the Himalaya Mountains, and of the elevated regions beyond them, upon the plumb-line in India' by John Henry Pratt, 26 December 1854, RR/2/193, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_2_193/referees-report-by-george-biddell-airy-on-a-paper-on-the-attraction-of-the-himalaya-mountains-and-of-the-elevated-regions-beyond-them-upon-the-plumb-line-in-india-by-john-henry-pratt, accessed on 16 April 2024

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