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Letter from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'On the salinity of the surface waters of the Irish Sea' by Joseph Proudman to members of the Sectional Committee for Physics

Reference number: RR/67/353

Date: 27 December 1940

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The paper has been favourably reviewed by two referees. Asks members to state on the postcard if they agree to the paper being published in Philosophical Transactions.

All members (Charles Drummond Ellis, William Wilson, William Edward Curtis, George Paget Thomson, James Chadwick and Gordon Miller Bourne Dobson) agree to the paper being published

[Published in Philosophical Transactions A, 1946].

Reference number
RR/67/353
Earliest possible date
27 December 1940
Physical description
Letter on paper and postcards with first class stamps
Page extent
13 pages
Format
Typescript

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Charles Drummond Ellis, William Wilson, William Edward Curtis, George Paget Thomson, James Chadwick, Gordon Miller Bourne Dobson, Letter from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'On the salinity of the surface waters of the Irish Sea' by Joseph Proudman to members of the Sectional Committee for Physics, 27 December 1940, RR/67/353, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_67_353/letter-from-j-d-griffith-davies-assistant-secretary-of-the-royal-society-on-a-paper-on-the-salinity-of-the-surface-waters-of-the-irish-sea-by-joseph-proudman-to-members-of-the-sectional-committee-for-physics, accessed on 19 July 2024

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