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Not recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Discusses the observations of the author, and how she should have been able to determine more than he has. Suggests the author should have given more thought to the methods of examination. Considers the narrative to contain many gaps. The paper may be printed in full in the Proceedings, along with some illustrations.

Subject: Zoology, Physiology

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London', 1881]

Reference number
RR/8/353
Earliest possible date
24 February 1881
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
11 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

William Turner

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William Turner, Referee's report by William Turner, on a paper 'On the female organs and placentation of the raccoon (Procyon lotor)' by Morrison Watson, 24 February 1881, RR/8/353, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_8_353/referees-report-by-william-turner-on-a-paper-on-the-female-organs-and-placentation-of-the-raccoon-procyon-lotor-by-morrison-watson, accessed on 17 July 2024

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