Nautilus Pearls

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THE letter from Mr. H. Lyster Jameson in the last number of NATURE reminds me that I have in my possession a small pearl that is alleged to have been found in a Nautilus. It was given to me by a Dutch magistrate in North Celebes, who had in turn received it from a native. It is irregularly pear-shaped, and weighs 27.5 grains.

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