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Referee's report by George Biddell Airy, on a paper 'On the effect produced on the deviations of the compass by the length and arrangement of the compass-needles; and on a new mode of correcting the quadrantal deviation' by Archibald Smith and Frederick John Owen Evans

Reference number: RR/4/244

Date: 17 May 1861

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Recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions, although modifications should be made. The paper is 'very valuable'.

Subject: Mathematics

[Published in Philosophical Transactions, 1861].

Reference number
RR/4/244
Earliest possible date
17 May 1861
Physical description
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 effect produced on the deviations of the compass by the length and arrangement of the compass-needles; and on a new mode of correcting the quadrantal deviation' by Archibald Smith and Frederick John Owen Evans, 17 May 1861, RR/4/244, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_4_244/referees-report-by-george-biddell-airy-on-a-paper-on-the-effect-produced-on-the-deviations-of-the-compass-by-the-length-and-arrangement-of-the-compass-needles-and-on-a-new-mode-of-correcting-the-quadrantal-deviation-by-archibald-smith-and-frederick-john-owen-evans, accessed on 25 July 2024

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