Correspondence re. Elihu Thomson

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Correspondence (1923-4) re. article on fused quartz by Elihu Thomson in General Electric Review (1923). Thomson attempted to claim credit for fused quartz process, arguing that he had introduced it to Hutton. After the ensuing correspondence R.A.S. Paget wrote to Hutton on 23 April 1924: “I think that Dr Elihu Thomson has had a sufficient dressing down by now and that he may be the better for it”.