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Letter from George Robert Milne Murray, to Michael Foster, regarding a paper 'A study of the phyto-plankton of the Atlantic' by George Robert Milne Murray and Vernon Herbert Blackman

Reference number: RR/14/75

Date: 23 June 1898

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The plan for publication suits the authors. They have another meeting with the Linnean Society on the 30th when the matter could be decided. The paper on Pyrocystis would be authored by Vernon Herbert Blackman, and the other by Frances G Whitting and George Robert Milne Murray. Some new information and observations have been made, and if he could borrow the manuscript for a few days, could update it for the Linnean Society. Vernon Herbert Blackman would like to add an introduction to his part of the paper.

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/14/75
Earliest possible date
23 June 1898
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter from George Robert Milne Murray, to Michael Foster, 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/14/75, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_14_75/letter-from-george-robert-milne-murray-to-michael-foster-regarding-a-paper-a-study-of-the-phyto-plankton-of-the-atlantic-by-george-robert-milne-murray-and-vernon-herbert-blackman, accessed on 25 February 2024

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