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Referee's report by William Maddock Bayliss, on a paper 'Geotropism and the Weber–Fechner law' by James Small

Reference number: RR/24/78

Date: 01 July 1917

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Sectional Committee: Botany

Not recommended for publication in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London'. The paper is difficult to follow. Suggests a change to the title. Has previously been sent the paper for criticism by Edwins [?], and gave an unfavourable review then. 'It seems scarcely probable that the present remarks will be taken any account of'.

[Not published]

Endorsed on recto as received 3 July 1917.

Reference number
RR/24/78
Earliest possible date
01 July 1917
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

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William Maddock Bayliss

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William Maddock Bayliss, Referee's report by William Maddock Bayliss, on a paper 'Geotropism and the Weber–Fechner law' by James Small, 01 July 1917, RR/24/78, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_24_78/referees-report-by-william-maddock-bayliss-on-a-paper-geotropism-and-the-weberfechner-law-by-james-small, accessed on 26 February 2024

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