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Letter from William Spottiswoode, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'On the sensitive state of electrical discharges through rarefied gases' by William Spottiswoode and John Fletcher Moulton, Baron Moulton

Reference number: RR/8/208

Date: 28 June 1879

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The authors have taken the remarks of James Clerk Maxwell [RR/8/207] on board and made some changes to the paper. This has been sent to Walter White for printing. Encloses a dated postscript. Is in communication with the lithographer and propose having the figure drawn at his own expense.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1879]

Reference number
RR/8/208
Earliest possible date
28 June 1879
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter from William Spottiswoode, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'On the sensitive state of electrical discharges through rarefied gases' by William Spottiswoode and John Fletcher Moulton, Baron Moulton, 28 June 1879, RR/8/208, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_8_208/letter-from-william-spottiswoode-to-george-gabriel-stokes-regarding-a-paper-on-the-sensitive-state-of-electrical-discharges-through-rarefied-gases-by-william-spottiswoode-and-john-fletcher-moulton-baron-moulton, accessed on 21 February 2024

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