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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

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GB 0237 Sir Charles Lyell Gen. 109 Lyell 1/505-506

Date(s)

09 January 1866

Extent and medium of the unit of description

1

letter

Name of creator

Carpenter | William Benjamin | 1813-1885 | naturalist

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

Letter, with envelope, reporting that Carpenter had been showing Rowney thin sections of Canadian Eozoon, a species of foraminefera to prove its existance to him. Asserts that Story-Maskerlyne and Busk are convinced it exists and that King and Rowney had been studying rocks which were too heavily metamorphosed. 09 January 1866.

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