CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 38/75
Alt Ref No156
TitlePapers of David Skene: correspondence: Letter from David Skene to John Ellis
Extent1 item
Creator NameDavid Skene (1731 - 1770), M.D., of Aberdeen
DescriptionLetter from David Skene to John Ellis in which he states that he was very pleased to hear from him as he had understood from a friend that he was dead; he gives his opinion on Ellis' proposed book and makes suggestions on its arrangement; he discusses, in detail, problems presented by zoophytes in relation to Pallas' book and how to tell what is animal and what is plant; he also mentions Linnaeus' views on the subject, undated.
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