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No clear statement regarding publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Suggests parts A and C are not printed. Requests that he be allowed to write a rebuttal to the paper, or that others be allowed to reply with their own criticisms, in the manner 'of the Times or the Quarterly Review'.

Subject: Physiology

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

Reference number
RR/5/81
Earliest possible date
14 October 1864
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
5 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Campbell Greig De Morgan

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Campbell Greig De Morgan, Referee's report by Campbell Greig De Morgan, on a paper 'Second part of the supplement to the two papers on mortality published in the philosophical transactions in 1820 and 1825' by Benjamin Gompertz, 14 October 1864, RR/5/81, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_5_81/referees-report-by-campbell-greig-de-morgan-on-a-paper-second-part-of-the-supplement-to-the-two-papers-on-mortality-published-in-the-philosophical-transactions-in-1820-and-1825-by-benjamin-gompertz, accessed on 21 April 2024

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