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Referee's report by Walter Frank Raphael Weldon, on a paper 'A study of the phyto-plankton of the Atlantic' by George Robert Milne Murray and Vernon Herbert Blackman

Reference number: RR/14/71

Date: 18 June 1898

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Not recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. The structure of the species described does not advance new knowledge. Refers to work of John Murray. The conclusions drawn are not based on new observations. The only new knowledge contained in the paper is the description of a new species.

Note on reverse from Michael Foster requests Edwin Ray Lankester be asked if the section on Pyrocystis should be offered to the Linnean Society, or simply archived.

Subject: Botany, Zoology

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London']

Reference number
RR/14/71
Earliest possible date
18 June 1898
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Letter on paper
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3 pages
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Manuscript

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Walter Frank Raphael Weldon

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Walter Frank Raphael Weldon, Referee's report by Walter Frank Raphael Weldon, on a paper 'A study of the phyto-plankton of the Atlantic' by George Robert Milne Murray and Vernon Herbert Blackman, 18 June 1898, RR/14/71, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_14_71/referees-report-by-walter-frank-raphael-weldon-on-a-paper-a-study-of-the-phyto-plankton-of-the-atlantic-by-george-robert-milne-murray-and-vernon-herbert-blackman, accessed on 01 March 2024

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