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Second 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/5/262

Date: 22 July 1863

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Returns the reports of William Hallowes Miller [RR/5/258] and George Gabriel Stokes [RR/5/260], and will be adopting their suggestions, although the new experiments will take time and may not be ready before the end of the year. Is considering writing a new communication in which the results are compared and the experiments expanded upon.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

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

Reference number
RR/5/262
Earliest possible date
22 July 1863
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Second 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/5/262, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_5_262/second-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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