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No clear statement regarding publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Considers all the conclusions to be erroneous, but as the paper continues earlier work by the author it maybe should be published. Refers to work by Reiss/Biess [?].

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, 1862]

Reference number
RR/5/96
Earliest possible date
25 October 1861
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

William Thomson

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William Thomson, Referee's report by William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, on a paper 'On some new phenomena of residuary charge, and the law of exploding distance of electrical accumulation on coated glass' by William Snow Harris, 25 October 1861, RR/5/96, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_5_96/referees-report-by-william-thomson-lord-kelvin-on-a-paper-on-some-new-phenomena-of-residuary-charge-and-the-law-of-exploding-distance-of-electrical-accumulation-on-coated-glass-by-william-snow-harris, accessed on 22 June 2024

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