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Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Regrets the paper does not contain an account of the organs. Suggests the photographs should be figured to make them clearer.

Attached letter by Walter White, to George Gabriel Stokes, dated 28 August 1867, noting that this report by George Murray Humphry is the second referee's report.

Subject: Physiology, Zoology

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society]

Reference number
RR/6/48
Earliest possible date
27 August 1867
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

George Murray Humphry

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George Murray Humphry, Referee's report by George Murray Humphry, on a paper 'On the anatomy of Balaenoptera rostrata' by Alexander Carte and Alexander Macalister, 27 August 1867, RR/6/48, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_6_48/referees-report-by-george-murray-humphry-on-a-paper-on-the-anatomy-of-balaenoptera-rostrata-by-alexander-carte-and-alexander-macalister, accessed on 18 June 2024

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