Reference numberMC/13/116
TitleLetter from T [Thomas] Wharton Jones, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, to [Thomas Henry Huxley], President of the Royal Society and to the Council
CreatorJones; Thomas Wharton (1808-1891); British ophthalmologist; physiologist
Date9 December 1884
DescriptionCritiquing a point made in the obituary notice of Jean-Baptiste-André Dumas regarding [Carl] Baer's research on the mammalian ovum. Jones denies that Prevost and Dumas' research was precursor to Baer's and claims they were preceded by Cruikshank. He hopes the statement will be corrected.

[For reply, see related record.]
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueMS/427/405
Fellows associated with this archive
NA3182Jones; Thomas Wharton (1808 - 1891)1808 - 1891
NA8243Huxley; Thomas Henry (1825 - 1895)1825 - 1895
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