Reference numberNLB/30/871
Alternative reference numberNLB/30 p501
TitleCopy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Dr [Henry Charlton] Bastian, [Fellow of the Royal Society]
Date5 June 1905
DescriptionBefore returning Bastian's manuscript to him as requested, Geikie asks, as Bastian's opinion is that the question at issue is more chemical than biological, if he would like the note referred to the Chemical Committee. This could be done later if Geikie likes, when he has had the opinion of Sir W Ramsay, as to whether S and P are present in the solution. Geikie does not see that it matters what the bacteria were, so long as they undoubtedly were bacteria, nourished on a liquid by which the definite chemical composition can be accurately determined.
Physical descriptionManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6174Geikie; Sir; Archibald (1835 - 1924); geologist and historian1835 - 1924
NA6499Bastian; Henry Charlton (1837 - 1915)1837 - 1915
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