Reference numberRR/1/204
TitleReferee's report by George Leith Roupell, on a paper 'Experiments relative to animal temperature, showing that there must be some source of animal heat besides the combustion of the carbon and the hydrogen contained in the food of animals' by Robert Rigg
Date25 June 1846
DescriptionReferee has not had adequate time to study the paper in-depth, asks for 'a little longer' to complete his definitive report.

Subject: Zoology/Chemistry

[Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society, 1843].
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1843.0097
Related records in the catalogueAP/28/19
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6291Roupell; George Leith (1797 - 1854)1797 - 1854
NA2868Rigg; Robert (1792 - 1861); chemist1792 - 1861
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