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Referee feels they cannot offer an opinion, as he knows 'so little of the subject'. The papers appear to contain 'the results of a great deal of careful work'.

Subject: Chemistry

[Both papers not published].

Reference number
RR/9/388
Earliest possible date
20 February 1886
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

William Grylls Adams

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William Grylls Adams, Referee's report by William Grylls Adams, on two papers 'On the vapour-densities of alcohol' and 'On the vapour pressures of ammonium chloride' by William Ramsay and Sydney Young, 20 February 1886, RR/9/388, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_9_388/referees-report-by-william-grylls-adams-on-two-papers-on-the-vapour-densities-of-alcohol-and-on-the-vapour-pressures-of-ammonium-chloride-by-william-ramsay-and-sydney-young, accessed on 21 May 2024

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