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No clear statement regarding publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Considers the paper should be published but is unsure if the Philosophical Transactions is the correct place. If published, the illustrations should be reduced in size, and the author given the opportunity to revise the paper, especially the introduction.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London', 1864]

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13 November 1864
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Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages

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William Henry Flower

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William Henry Flower, Referee's report by William Henry Flower, on a paper 'On some varieties in human myology' by John Wood, 13 November 1864, RR/5/280, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 23 July 2024

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