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No clear statement regarding publication in the Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. The apparatus and experimental results have been given in two abstracts published in the Proceedings, and an associated short paper. The current paper deals with the movement of mercury within the apparatus. Refers to work by John Frederick William Herschel. The paper is also closely related to another paper by the same author also published in the Proceedings [RR/8/308 and RR/8/309].

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London', 1881]

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William Grylls Adams

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William Grylls Adams, Referee's report by William Grylls Adams, on a paper 'Phenomena of the capillary electroscope' by George Gore, 1881, RR/8/310, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 15 June 2024

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