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Detailed 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

Reference number: RR/8/287

Date: 20 December 1881

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Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Suggests replacing the term 'Reptilia' with the term 'Amphibia'. Some of the photographs are very indistinct, and new illustrations will have to be made from the original specimens.

Subject: Geology, Palaeontology

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1882]

Reference number
RR/8/287
Earliest possible date
20 December 1881
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Letter on paper
Page extent
3 pages
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Manuscript

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William Boyd Dawkins

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William Boyd Dawkins, Detailed 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/8/287, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_8_287/detailed-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 25 February 2024

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