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Second referee's report.

The referee didn't determine whether the paper was recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions or Proceedings for a number of reasons.

Subject: Physics

[Published in Philosophical Transactions, 1883].

Reference number
RR/9/191
Earliest possible date
02 October 1882
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
6 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

William Davidson Niven

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William Davidson Niven, Referee's report by William Davidson Niven, on a paper 'On the determination of the number of electrostatic units in the electromagnetic unit of electricity' by Joseph John Thomson, 02 October 1882, RR/9/191, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_9_191/referees-report-by-william-davidson-niven-on-a-paper-on-the-determination-of-the-number-of-electrostatic-units-in-the-electromagnetic-unit-of-electricity-by-joseph-john-thomson, accessed on 28 May 2024

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