RECORD: Darwin, C. R. 1858.09.28. Third referee report of W. B. Carpenter's manuscript 'Researches on the Foraminifera', 1858. RoySoc-RR3.41. Edited by John van Wyhe (Darwin Online,

REVISION HISTORY: Transcribed by Christine Chua and edited by John van Wyhe. 11.2021. RN1

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Down Bromley Kent

Sept 28/58


There can, I apprehend, be no doubt that the present valuable Part of Dr. Carpenter's Researches on the Foraminifera, though in my opinion somewhat too lengthy, should be published in full in the Transactions, in conformity with the previous Parts. The memoir will require ample illustrations.


Your obedient sevt

Ch. Darwin

To the Secretary

Royal Socy.


Carpenter 1858




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