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Referee's report by William Boyd Dawkins, 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/7/199

Date: 16 December 1872

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Recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions. It is a 'model of careful investigation'.

Subject: Geology

[Published in Philosophical Transactions, 1873].

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RR/7/199
Earliest possible date
16 December 1872
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Letter on paper
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3 pages
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Manuscript

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William Boyd Dawkins

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William Boyd Dawkins, Referee's report by William Boyd Dawkins, 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, 16 December 1872, RR/7/199, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_7_199/referees-report-by-william-boyd-dawkins-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 24 July 2024

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