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Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Finds the botanical parts to be alright. Cannot give an opinion on the theory, which is based on Maxwellian physics. Suggests the paper should be reviewed by a physicist. States that the authors have been assisted by George Francis Fitzgerald.

Subject: Botany

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1895]

Reference number
RR/12/310
Earliest possible date
24 October 1894
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Francis Darwin

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Francis Darwin, Referee's report by Francis Darwin, on a paper 'On the ascent of sap' by Henry Horatio Dixon and John Joly, 24 October 1894, RR/12/310, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_12_310/referees-report-by-francis-darwin-on-a-paper-on-the-ascent-of-sap-by-henry-horatio-dixon-and-john-joly, accessed on 21 July 2024

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