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Letter from William Jory Henwood, to Mr White, regarding a paper 'Notes on the chemical geology of the gold-fields of California' by John Arthur Phillips

Reference number: RR/6/231

Date: 08 April 1868

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Encloses his subscription for the Royal Society. Has heard about the process of communicating papers to the Royal Society through existing Fellows. Has read an abstract in the Proceedings on the subject of gold by John Arthur Phillips. Has heard the author give a talk and considers him an expert on the subject as much as David Forbes.

Subject: Geology

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

Reference number
RR/6/231
Earliest possible date
08 April 1868
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter from William Jory Henwood, to Mr White, regarding a paper 'Notes on the chemical geology of the gold-fields of California' by John Arthur Phillips, 08 April 1868, RR/6/231, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_6_231/letter-from-william-jory-henwood-to-mr-white-regarding-a-paper-notes-on-the-chemical-geology-of-the-gold-fields-of-california-by-john-arthur-phillips, accessed on 25 February 2024

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