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In reply to an enclosed letter from Michael Foster, his Committee did not recommend offering the part on Pyrocystis to the Linnean Society. The decision was left to Walter Frank Raphael Weldon, who recommended against publication by the Royal Society. Recommends that the drawings should be returned to the authors and the manuscript placed in the archives. Does not agree to sending the paper to the Linnean Society directly.

Subject: Botany, Zoology

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

Endorsed on verso as received 24 June 1898.

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RR/14/74
Earliest possible date
23 June 1898
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter from Edwin Ray Lankester, to Mr Harrison, regarding a paper 'A study of the phyto-plankton of the Atlantic' by George Robert Milne Murray and Vernon Herbert Blackman, 23 June 1898, RR/14/74, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_14_74/letter-from-edwin-ray-lankester-to-mr-harrison-regarding-a-paper-a-study-of-the-phyto-plankton-of-the-atlantic-by-george-robert-milne-murray-and-vernon-herbert-blackman, accessed on 12 July 2024

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