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Not recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions or Proceedings. The results were already anticipated by Professor Listing. The author of this paper must have 'had knowledge of what Lusting had done'. Believes that the other referee of this paper should be told about this situation before passing judgement on the paper.

Subject: Physics

[Published in Philosophical Transactions, 1870].

Reference number
RR/7/61
Earliest possible date
27 May 1870
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

William Hallowes Miller

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William Hallowes Miller, Referee's report by William Hallowes Miller, on a paper 'On a searcher for aplanatic images applied to microscopes, and its effects in increasing power and improving definition' by George Royston Pigott, 27 May 1870, RR/7/61, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_7_61/referees-report-by-william-hallowes-miller-on-a-paper-on-a-searcher-for-aplanatic-images-applied-to-microscopes-and-its-effects-in-increasing-power-and-improving-definition-by-george-royston-pigott, accessed on 16 July 2024

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