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From:
W. Paterson
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[15 August 1870]
Source of text:
RS:HS 13.244
Summary:

Is working on what he hopes will be the true theory of the earth, but would like advice from an astronomer on one point. Believes JH has been asked this question before, according to Charles Lyell.

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John Herschel Project
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