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Reference numberNLB/14/221
Alternative reference numberNLB/14 p122
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from Theodore E James, to William Turner Thiselton Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Sectional Committee of Botany
Date23 January 1897
DescriptionJames states that Dyer will already have received the summons for the Botany Committee. In the absence of Robert William Frederick Harrison, James reminds Dyer of the committee's business, namely formal votes on a paper by Sydney Howard Vines 'Preliminary Communication on a Theory of the Suction-Force of Branches', and by Dunkinfield Henry Scott 'On Cheirostrobus, a new type of Fossil Cone from the Calciferous Sandstone'. Also, referred from Council, is the matter of an application from the Linnean Society for a grant from the Publication Fund to publish a paper by the late Mr John Ball.
Extent1p
FormatCarbon
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7968Thiselton-Dyer; Sir; William Turner (1843 - 1928)1843 - 1928
NA6334Ball; John (1818 - 1889)1818 - 1889
NA2865Vines; Sidney Howard (1849 - 1934)1849 - 1934
NA7009Scott; Dukinfield Henry (1854 - 1934)1854 - 1934
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