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Referee's report by John Allan Broun, on a paper 'A contribution to terrestrial magnetism; being the record of observations of the magnetic inclination, or dip, made during the voyage of H. M. S. ‘Iron Duke’ to China and Japan, &c., 1871-75' by Charles Frederick Alexander Shadwell

Reference number: RR/8/63

Date: 30 July 1877

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No clear statement regarding publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Refers to comparisons and made by Mr Whipple, which should not appear in it's present form. Refers to observations by Lamont [?]. Suggests the observations should be left to stand as they are.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry, Mathematics

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1877]

Reference number
RR/8/63
Earliest possible date
30 July 1877
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
8 pages
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Manuscript

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John Allan Broun

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John Allan Broun, Referee's report by John Allan Broun, on a paper 'A contribution to terrestrial magnetism; being the record of observations of the magnetic inclination, or dip, made during the voyage of H. M. S. ‘Iron Duke’ to China and Japan, &c., 1871-75' by Charles Frederick Alexander Shadwell, 30 July 1877, RR/8/63, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_8_63/referees-report-by-john-allan-broun-on-a-paper-a-contribution-to-terrestrial-magnetism-being-the-record-of-observations-of-the-magnetic-inclination-or-dip-made-during-the-voyage-of-h-m-s-iron-duke-to-china-and-japan-c-1871-75-by-charles-frederick-alexander-shadwell, accessed on 24 May 2024

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