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Not recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions. It is 'questionable whether the discovery of a new parasite of the human body be a quite approproate subject for the Philosophical Transactions'. It also contains 'little important details' and 'unneccesarily multiplied figures'.

Subject: Physiology

[Published in Philosophical Transactions, 1844].

Reference number
RR/1/267
Earliest possible date
23 May 1843
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Richard Owen

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Richard Owen, Referee's report by Richard Owen, on a paper 'Researches into the structure and development of a newly discovered parasitic animalcule of the human skin—the entozoon folliculorum' by William James Erasmus Wilson, 23 May 1843, RR/1/267, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_1_267/referees-report-by-richard-owen-on-a-paper-researches-into-the-structure-and-development-of-a-newly-discovered-parasitic-animalcule-of-the-human-skinthe-entozoon-folliculorum-by-william-james-erasmus-wilson, accessed on 13 July 2024

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