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Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Cannot comment on the mathematics. Suggests a change to the terminology.

Subject: Mathematics, Biology

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society]

Endorsed on recto as received 24 November 1898.

Reference number
RR/14/82
Earliest possible date
23 November 1898
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Francis Galton

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Francis Galton, Referee's report by Francis Galton, on a paper 'Mathematical contributions to the theory of evolution. —VI. Genetic (reproductive) selection: Inheritance of fertility in man, and of fecundity in thoroughbred racehorses' by Karl Pearson, 23 November 1898, RR/14/82, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_14_82/referees-report-by-francis-galton-on-a-paper-mathematical-contributions-to-the-theory-of-evolution-vi-genetic-reproductive-selection-inheritance-of-fertility-in-man-and-of-fecundity-in-thoroughbred-racehorses-by-karl-pearson, accessed on 21 April 2024

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