Reference numberMS/427/418
Alternative reference numberMS/427 p80
TitleCopy letter from [Michael] Foster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to G. I. Romanes, Secretary of the Linnean Society
Date19 March 1885
DescriptionIn reply to the request of the Linnean Society for financial aid to publish a paper on the land leeches of Japan by Prof. Whitman, replies the aid given to publish Mr. Gosse's paper was wholly exceptional and not to be treated as precedence.
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