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Subject: Botany

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'On the nature of the Gorgonia that it is a real marine animal, and not of a mixed nature, between Animal and Vegetable. By John Ellis, Esq. F.R.S. in a letter to Daniel Solander, M.D. F.R.S.'

Read 29 June 1775

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John Ellis

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John Ellis, Letter, 'On gorgonia' from John Ellis to Daniel Charles Solander, 1775, L&P/6/134, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 25 July 2024

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