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Not recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions. The referee thinks that the paper should be withdrawn and made shorter. However, he claims that he was 'no authority' and leaves it up to the Council to decide what should happen with the paper. States that despite this, he thinks Lister is a 'very excellent person'.

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[Not published in Philosophical Transactions].

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11 March 1830
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Letter on paper
Page extent
3 pages

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John Pond

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John Pond, Referee's report by John Pond, on an unnamed paper by Joseph Jackson Lister, 11 March 1830, RR/1/152, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 24 May 2024

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