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Papers of Frederick Orpen Bower
    Correspondence of Frederick Orpen Bower 1917-1922
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Letter to Frederick Orpen Bower from Robert Kidston

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GB 0248 DC 002/14/257

Date(s)

25 June 1917

Extent and medium of the unit of description

1

letter

Name of creator

Kidston | Robert | 1852-1924 | honorary paleobotanist to the British Geological Survey

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

Letter to Frederick Orpen Bower from Robert Kidston regarding a suggested meeting of themselves and William Henry Lang. He is actually expecting a visit from Lang at the same time, so he has to decline the meeting wiith Bower as he is so busy and has little time to travel. Lang will tell Bower about the work he and Kidston have been doing on asteroxylon. As Lang's opinion may differ from his over the relative interest in the plant, he suggests that Bower ask him. He comments on work being done by the Government.

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