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Has been told that in a recent communication to the Royal Society that Joseph Norman Lockyer has attributed to the author of the letter three lines, termed 'Lockyer's Lines'. Wishes to make clear to the Committee that he has no recollection of naming the lines thus. Has written to Joseph Norman Lockyer to explain this, and asks if William Sharpey can explain the matter to the Council.

Subject: Astronomy, Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society]

Reference number
RR/6/164
Earliest possible date
16 December 1868
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter from Charles Pritchard, to Warren De La Rue, regarding a paper 'Spectroscopic observations of the sun.—No. II' by Joseph Norman Lockyer, 16 December 1868, RR/6/164, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_6_164/letter-from-charles-pritchard-to-warren-de-la-rue-regarding-a-paper-spectroscopic-observations-of-the-sunno-ii-by-joseph-norman-lockyer, accessed on 22 May 2024

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