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Barrett, Sir William Fletcher, 1844 -1925 (professor of physics, Royal College of Science, Dublin (Ireland))

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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Sir William Fletcher Barrett, 04 November 1899

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/8/24
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Sir William Fletcher Barrett concerning an article in the journal Nature. Barrett reports that Nature has devoted space to ridiculing a trade dowser, and is concerned that, due to a former disagreement, the editor will try to link the dowser story to his book, and thus discredit his work. He asks Geikie to write to Nature protesting that they had wasted space on the dowser story.
Dates: 04 November 1899

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Sir William Fletcher Barrett, 08 November 1899

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/8/25
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Sir William Fletcher Barrett thanking him for his letter and agreeing that he wrote to him too hastily. He remarks that Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge has written to Nature. He reports that he has found a silicon iron alloy which is more magnetic than pure commercial iron.
Dates: 08 November 1899