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Letter from Balfour Stewart, 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/5/261

Date: 22 July 1863

Description

Is happy to conduct the experiment as suggested in the report by William Hallowes Miller [RR/5/258], but this will take time, amongst other commitments, and predicts the experiments will not be complete before the end of the year. Has plans to conduct other experiments into the subject.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

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

Reference number
RR/5/261
Earliest possible date
22 July 1863
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter from Balfour Stewart, 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, 22 July 1863, RR/5/261, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_5_261/letter-from-balfour-stewart-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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