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Letter from Thomas Hopkins, on his paper 'On the action of aqueous vapour in disturbing the atmosphere' to James Prescott Joule

Reference number: RR/3/144

Date: 20 July 1858

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Complaining that the Royal Society refused a certain paper of his on the grounds that an almost exactly similar paper had been read before the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society.

Subject: Chemistry

[Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society, 1856].

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RR/3/144
Earliest possible date
20 July 1858
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter from Thomas Hopkins, on his paper 'On the action of aqueous vapour in disturbing the atmosphere' to James Prescott Joule, 20 July 1858, RR/3/144, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_3_144/letter-from-thomas-hopkins-on-his-paper-on-the-action-of-aqueous-vapour-in-disturbing-the-atmosphere-to-james-prescott-joule, accessed on 03 March 2024

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