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Comments on a letter he was sent from the Royal Society regarding the paper. He has now removed his objection to the paper being published. Although he still believes Listing's paper should be recognised, he now recommends the paper for publication in Philosophical Transactions, as it contains 'valuable results'.

Subject: Physics

[Published in Philosophical Transactions, 1870].

Reference number
RR/7/62
Earliest possible date
07 June 1870
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

William Hallowes Miller

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William Hallowes Miller, Letter from 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 to the Secretary of the Royal Society, 07 June 1870, RR/7/62, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_7_62/letter-from-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-to-the-secretary-of-the-royal-society, accessed on 16 July 2024

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