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Returns the paper, to which he has made changes as suggested by James Clerk Maxwell [RR/8/33]. Has not yet added references due to time constraints.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1878]

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12 November 1877
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Letter on paper
Page extent
2 pages

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Letter from John Hopkinson, regarding a paper 'Electrostatic capacity of glass' by John Hopkinson, 12 November 1877, RR/8/35, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 21 May 2024

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