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Darwin Correspondence Project

Letter

James Scott Bowerbank

1797–1877

Distiller and geologist. Of London. Had a special interest in London Clay fossils; devoted his later career to the study of sponges. Founder of the Palaeontographical Society, 1847. FRS 1842.

Sources

ODNB

Record of the Royal Society of London

Sarjeant 1980–96.