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Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Suggests the description and remarks on structure could be reduced by abridging the quotations. Refers to work by Manal [?] and Louis Agassiz. Suggests the paper also be sent to John Tomes for review, as he is involved in similar investigations.

Subject: Zoology

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society]

Reference number
RR/2/263
Earliest possible date
02 July 1850
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Gideon Algernon Mantell

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Gideon Algernon Mantell, Referee's report by Gideon Algernon Mantell, on a paper 'Investigations into the structure and development of the scales and bones of fishes' by William Crawford Williamson, 02 July 1850, RR/2/263, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_2_263/referees-report-by-gideon-algernon-mantell-on-a-paper-investigations-into-the-structure-and-development-of-the-scales-and-bones-of-fishes-by-william-crawford-williamson, accessed on 19 June 2024

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