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Carpenter, William Benjamin, 1813-1885 (naturalist)

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from William Benjamin Carpenter, 27 December 1865

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Identifier: Coll-203/1 folio(s) 503-504
Scope and Contents Letter, with envelope, concerning the existence of the foraminefera Eozoon and a collaboration with Story-Maskelyne of the British Museum to prove this. 27 December 1865.
Dates: 27 December 1865

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from William Benjamin Carpenter, 09 January 1866

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Identifier: Coll-203/1 folio(s) 505-506
Scope and Contents Letter, with envelope, reporting that Carpenter had been showing Rowney thin sections of Canadian Eozoon, a species of foraminefera to prove its existance to him. Asserts that Story-Maskerlyne and Busk are convinced it exists and that King and Rowney had been studying rocks which were too heavily metamorphosed. 09 January 1866.
Dates: 09 January 1866