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Referee cannot offer an opinion on the paper, as he is not well-acquainted with the subject matter. If Thomson is of the opinion that the paper should be published, he will agree with him.

Subject: Engineering/Physics

[Published in Philosophical Transactions, 1857].

Reference number
RR/3/230
Earliest possible date
29 December 1855
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

John Couch Adams

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John Couch Adams, Letter from John Couch Adams, on a paper 'On the stability of loose earth' by William John Macquorn Rankine, 29 December 1855, RR/3/230, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_3_230/letter-from-john-couch-adams-on-a-paper-on-the-stability-of-loose-earth-by-william-john-macquorn-rankine, accessed on 12 July 2024

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