Reference numberNLB/66/419
Alternative reference numberNLB/66 p231
TitleCopy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [John Charles Grant] Ledingham, FRS
Date6 May 1924
DescriptionUpdates John Charles Grant Ledingham of the results of a letter he sent to Sir John Rose Bradford. That the matter in the letter was put to the Physiology Committee who decided to publish both papers recently reported on by Ledingham, against his advice. William Bate Hardy provides further detail, that his suggestions for one paper was communicated to the author, who Hardy feels did make a serious attempt to meet his criticism. The criticisms of the second paper was not communicated to the author as 2 other referees reported favourably on it. States that although a paper can be published on the report of a single referee, it is the exception to reject a paper based on the same. Gives an extract of the minutes of the meeting of the Physiology Committee.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA6036Ledingham; Sir; John Charles Grant (1875 - 1944)1875 - 1944
NA1395Bradford; Sir; John Rose (1863 - 1935); physician and physiologist1863 - 1935
NA8234Hardy; Sir; William Bate (1864 - 1934)1864 - 1934
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