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Not recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions, it is 'impossible to to judge fairly of the accuracy of his conclusions'. The subject would have been 'more satisfactory had the inquiry been concluded in the present paper'.

Subject: Physiology

[Published in Philosophical Transactions, 1833].

Reference number
RR/1/31
Earliest possible date
18 June 1833
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

William Clift

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William Clift, Referee's report by William Clift, on a paper 'On the anatomical and optical structure of the crystalline lenses of animals, particularly that of the cod' by David Brewster, 18 June 1833, RR/1/31, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_1_31/referees-report-by-william-clift-on-a-paper-on-the-anatomical-and-optical-structure-of-the-crystalline-lenses-of-animals-particularly-that-of-the-cod-by-david-brewster, accessed on 20 June 2024

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