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Papers of Sir Charles Lyell
    Correspondence of Sir Charles Lyell
        Correspondence of Sir Charles Lyell, Ca-De

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from William Benjamin Carpenter

Item Summary

Reference Code

GB 0237 Sir Charles Lyell Gen. 109 Lyell 1/501-502


09 December 1865

Extent and medium of the unit of description



Name of creator

Carpenter | William Benjamin | 1813-1885 | naturalist

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

Letter, thanking Lyell for forwarding some specimens. Descriptions of results in experiments to isolate the Foraminefera Eozoon from these and other specimens. Details of a dispute concerning this with William King and the possible diagrammatic presentation of results at the Geological Society of London when King presents his paper, 09 December 1865.




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