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Letter from William Benjamin Carpenter, on his paper 'Researches on the foraminifera - supplemental memoir. On an abyssal type of the genus orbitolites - a study in the theory of descent' to the Secretary of the Royal Society

Reference number: RR/9/124

Date: 13 July 1883

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Has read the referee's remarks and wishes to contact him to explain aspects of the paper that he commented on. He can 'scarcely suppose that he would object to my knowing who he is, as I quite recognise the pertinence of his remarks'.

Subject: Physiology

[Published in Philosophical Transactions, 1883].

Reference number
RR/9/124
Earliest possible date
13 July 1883
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter from William Benjamin Carpenter, on his paper 'Researches on the foraminifera - supplemental memoir. On an abyssal type of the genus orbitolites - a study in the theory of descent' to the Secretary of the Royal Society, 13 July 1883, RR/9/124, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_9_124/letter-from-william-benjamin-carpenter-on-his-paper-researches-on-the-foraminifera-supplemental-memoir-on-an-abyssal-type-of-the-genus-orbitolites-a-study-in-the-theory-of-descent-to-the-secretary-of-the-royal-society, accessed on 26 February 2024

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