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Referee's report by Peter Martin Duncan, on a paper 'Report on the exploration of Brixham Cave conducted by a committee of the Geological Society, and under the superintendence of Wm. Pengelly, Esq., F. R. S., aided by a local Committee; with descriptions of the animal remains by George Busk, Esq., F.R.S., and of the Flint implements by John Evans, Esq., F.R.S' by Joseph Prestwich, George Busk and John Evans

Reference number: RR/7/198

Date: 13 April 1872

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Recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions. It is 'important beyond measure'.

Subject: Geology

[Published in Philosophical Transactions, 1873].

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RR/7/198
Earliest possible date
13 April 1872
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Letter on paper
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4 pages
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Manuscript

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Peter Martin Duncan

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Peter Martin Duncan, Referee's report by Peter Martin Duncan, on a paper 'Report on the exploration of Brixham Cave conducted by a committee of the Geological Society, and under the superintendence of Wm. Pengelly, Esq., F. R. S., aided by a local Committee; with descriptions of the animal remains by George Busk, Esq., F.R.S., and of the Flint implements by John Evans, Esq., F.R.S' by Joseph Prestwich, George Busk and John Evans, 13 April 1872, RR/7/198, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_7_198/referees-report-by-peter-martin-duncan-on-a-paper-report-on-the-exploration-of-brixham-cave-conducted-by-a-committee-of-the-geological-society-and-under-the-superintendence-of-wm-pengelly-esq-f-r-s-aided-by-a-local-committee-with-descriptions-of-the-animal-remains-by-george-busk-esq-frs-and-of-the-flint-implements-by-john-evans-esq-frs-by-joseph-prestwich-george-busk-and-john-evans, accessed on 21 February 2024

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