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Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from William Carruthers, 16 June 1871

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Identifier: Coll-203/1 folio(s) 546-547

Scope and Contents

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from William Carruthers in which he remarks on specimens found by Mr Peach in coal at Falkirk which confirm that Autholithes are phanerogamus plants. He tells of a disagreement between himself and Mr Boyd Dawkins who he alleges to have used and misrepresented some of Carruthers' work in a lecture he published which has resulted in Carruthers being unable to see specimens that Dawkins has in his charge in Manchester, 16 June 1871.

Dates

  • 16 June 1871

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Language of Materials

English

Extent

1 letter