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Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Has attached a note to be sent to the author [RR/8/287], including the erroneous use of the term 'reptile'.

Subject: Geology, Palaeontology

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society]

Reference number
RR/8/286
Earliest possible date
20 December 1881
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

William Boyd Dawkins

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William Boyd Dawkins, Referee's report by William Boyd Dawkins, on a paper 'On the results of recent explorations of erect trees containing animal remains in the coal-formation of Nova Scotia' by John William Dawson, 20 December 1881, RR/8/286, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_8_286/referees-report-by-william-boyd-dawkins-on-a-paper-on-the-results-of-recent-explorations-of-erect-trees-containing-animal-remains-in-the-coal-formation-of-nova-scotia-by-john-william-dawson, accessed on 20 July 2024

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