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No clear statement regarding publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Has concerns about the conclusions reached by the author, which may make the paper undeserving of publication. The author has misinterpreted results previously published by the reviewer [William Hopkins]. Information is new and important.

Subject: Geology

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London']

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30 May 1855
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Letter on paper
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4 pages

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William Hopkins

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William Hopkins, Referee's report by William Hopkins, on a paper 'On the descent of glaciers' by Reverad Henry Moseley, 30 May 1855, RR/2/162, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 20 July 2024

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    This collection contains reports on scientific papers submitted for publication to the Royal Society. Started in 1832 when the system was formalised, it is a record of the origins of peer review publishing in practice.

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