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Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society' or the Proceedings, and has no objection to publication in either journal. The information should be made public. Suggests some editing of the English used might be advantageous, but 'it is probably not desired that I should criticise the paper from this point of view, even if I felt qualified to do so'.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry, Astronomy

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London', 1878]

Reference number
RR/8/115
Earliest possible date
11 March 1878
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Robert Bellamy Clifton

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Robert Bellamy Clifton, Referee's report by Robert Bellamy Clifton, on a paper 'Researches in spectrum analysis in connection with the spectrum of the sun' by Joseph Norman Lockyer, 11 March 1878, RR/8/115, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_8_115/referees-report-by-robert-bellamy-clifton-on-a-paper-researches-in-spectrum-analysis-in-connection-with-the-spectrum-of-the-sun-by-joseph-norman-lockyer, accessed on 18 April 2024

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