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Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Refers to work by Lamé [Gabriel Lamé?]. The author has communicated with the referee, and would wish to revise the paper before it is sent to press, if it is decided to publish. Suggests the author be allowed to make his modifications.

Subject: Geology, Physics and Chemistry

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

Reference number
RR/5/271
Earliest possible date
24 March 1863
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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William Hopkins

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William Hopkins, Referee's report by William Hopkins, on a paper 'On the rigidity of the earth' by William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, 24 March 1863, RR/5/271, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_5_271/referees-report-by-william-hopkins-on-a-paper-on-the-rigidity-of-the-earth-by-william-thomson-1st-baron-kelvin, accessed on 20 July 2024

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