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Letter from Edward Sabine, to William Sharpey, regarding a paper 'An account of experiments on the change of the elastic force of a constant volume of atmospheric air, between 32° F. and 212° F., and also on the temperature of the melting-point of mercury' by Balfour Stewart

Reference number: RR/5/259

Date: 24 July 1863

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Encloses reports by George Gabriel Stokes [RR/5/260] and William Hallowes Miller [RR/5/258]. Has sent the reports to the author, at George Gabriel Stoke's request, and encloses his reply. George Gabriel Stokes should now send the paper to the printers, and the author should write a supplementary paper.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1863]

Reference number
RR/5/259
Earliest possible date
24 July 1863
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
1 page
Format
Manuscript

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Letter from Edward Sabine, to William Sharpey, regarding a paper 'An account of experiments on the change of the elastic force of a constant volume of atmospheric air, between 32° F. and 212° F., and also on the temperature of the melting-point of mercury' by Balfour Stewart, 24 July 1863, RR/5/259, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_5_259/letter-from-edward-sabine-to-william-sharpey-regarding-a-paper-an-account-of-experiments-on-the-change-of-the-elastic-force-of-a-constant-volume-of-atmospheric-air-between-32-f-and-212-f-and-also-on-the-temperature-of-the-melting-point-of-mercury-by-balfour-stewart, accessed on 29 February 2024

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