CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 38/96
Alt Ref No110
TitlePapers of David Skene: correspondence: Letter from John Ellis, Gray's Inn, London, to David Skene
Date31 December 1768
Extent1 item
Creator NameJohn Ellis (c.1710-1776), zoologist
DescriptionLetter from John Ellis, Gray's Inn, London, to David Skene in which he approves Skene's comments on Pallas; he has enclosed a small piece of the horny part of a gorgonia divided lengthways so that he may see the course of the medulla; he approves of the letter Skene has drafted for the Royal Society containing observations on 'Elenctius zoophytorum'; he received the medal for his last two letters on this subject in the last volume of the transactions; he is sorry that Linnaeus continues to make a distinction between lithophyta and zoophyta; he discusses the support for Pallas within the Royal Society; he will send him all the characters of the zoophytes for Skene's observations on them, 31 December 1768.
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