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Re-written version of his original referee's report (RR/9/334).

Not recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions, until 'sufficient credit is given to Mr Broun'. The paper mentions results which have previously been attained by John Allan Brown, yet do not cite him.

Subject: Astronomy

[Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society, 1886].

Reference number
RR/9/336
Earliest possible date
1886
Physical description
Report on paper
Page extent
7 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Balfour Stewart

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Balfour Stewart, Re-written referee's report by Balfour Stewart, on a paper 'On the luni-solar variations of magnetic declination and horizontal force at Bombay, and of declination at Trevandrum' by Charles Chambers, 1886, RR/9/336, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_9_336/re-written-referees-report-by-balfour-stewart-on-a-paper-on-the-luni-solar-variations-of-magnetic-declination-and-horizontal-force-at-bombay-and-of-declination-at-trevandrum-by-charles-chambers, accessed on 21 May 2024

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