Reference numberMC/8/28
TitleLetter from Willm B Carpenter, University of London, Burlington House, to Professor [William] Sharpey, [Secretary of the Royal Society]
Date21 March 1867
DescriptionRegarding requests received by Carpenter from professors across the continent to obtain specimens of the eozoon fossil. Carpenter references a full catalogue of specimens he received from the Natural History Museum in Paris along with professors he has been in contact with. He applies for a £30 grant from the Donation Fund for Lapidary's research into the eozoon canadense as well as £10 to take multiple photographic copies of an enclosed photograph of Sir William Logan's specimen.

[Enclosure not present. The letter covers two papers, the second of which is labelled MC/8/28a within the volume.]
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA2869Carpenter; William Benjamin (1813 - 1885); naturalist1813 - 1885
NA7273Sharpey; William (1802 - 1880)1802 - 1880
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