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Not recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. The paper is interesting but too speculative. The abstract already published in the Proceedings covers all the main points sufficiently.

Subject: Geology

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London', 1879]

Reference number
RR/8/187
Earliest possible date
28 March 1879
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

John Evans

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John Evans, Referee's report by John Evans, on a paper 'Limestone as an index of geological time' by Thomas Mellard Reade, 28 March 1879, RR/8/187, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_8_187/referees-report-by-john-evans-on-a-paper-limestone-as-an-index-of-geological-time-by-thomas-mellard-reade, accessed on 26 May 2024

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