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Letter from Michael Foster, to John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, regarding a paper 'The electric organ of the skate.—The electric organ of Raia radiata' by James Cossar Ewart

Reference number: RR/10/149

Date: 1888

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Referee John Newport Langley is adamant in his view that the paper is separate from the others [RR/10/148]. Suggests continuing with the other papers as a joint memoir, and asking the author to rearrange the current paper as recommended. Suggests sending John Newport Langley's report to Edward Albert Sharpey-Schafer. Has communicated with Herbert Rix.

Subject: Zoology, Physiology

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1888]

Reference number
RR/10/149
Earliest possible date
1888
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter from Michael Foster, to John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, regarding a paper 'The electric organ of the skate.—The electric organ of Raia radiata' by James Cossar Ewart, 1888, RR/10/149, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_10_149/letter-from-michael-foster-to-john-william-strutt-3rd-baron-rayleigh-regarding-a-paper-the-electric-organ-of-the-skatethe-electric-organ-of-raia-radiata-by-james-cossar-ewart, accessed on 26 May 2024

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