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Recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions. It is a 'valuable contribution to the science of the subject and the practical applications are exceedingly interesting and of very great importance'.

Subject: Physics

[Published in Philosophical Transactions, 1885].

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08 October 1885
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Letter on paper
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5 pages

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William Thomson

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William Thomson, Referee's report by William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, on a paper 'Magnetisation of iron' by John Hopkinson, 08 October 1885, RR/9/284, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 23 July 2024

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