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Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Refers to work by William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin. Suggests the paper could be considerably curtailed.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society]

Reference number
RR/5/127
Earliest possible date
16 July 1862
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Augustus Matthiessen

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Augustus Matthiessen, Referee's report by Augustus Matthiessen, on a paper 'Experimental researches on the transmission of electric signals through submarine cables.-Part I. Laws of transmission through various lengths of one cable' by Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin, 16 July 1862, RR/5/127, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_5_127/referees-report-by-augustus-matthiessen-on-a-paper-experimental-researches-on-the-transmission-of-electric-signals-through-submarine-cables-part-i-laws-of-transmission-through-various-lengths-of-one-cable-by-henry-charles-fleeming-jenkin, accessed on 27 May 2024

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