Reference numberMS/426/14
Alternative reference numberMS/426 p8
TitleCopy letter from [John William] Lubbock, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Mr. Leonard, 18 Arundell Street, Coventry Street
Date20 May 1841
DescriptionRegarding Leonard's experimental research into animal intelligence and its difference from instinct. Informs that no matter how interesting or astonishing, it is not in the scope of the Royal Society to examine or inspect the results. Also notes on behalf of the President, who is now out of town, that no article was sent with the letter.
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