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Paper, 'A farther account of fossil bones discovered in caverns inclosed in the lime-stone rocks at Plymouth' by Joseph Whidbey in a letter to Sir Everard Home

Reference number: PT/15/12

Date: 11 November 1820

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Subject: Palaeontology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'A farther account of fossil bones discovered in caverns inclosed in the lime stone rocks at Plymouth. By Joseph Whidbey, Esq. In a letter addressed to Sir Everard Home, Bart. V. P. R. S'.

Written by Whidbey in Plymouth. Read 8 February 1821.

Abstract published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 2, 1833.

Reference number
PT/15/12
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11 November 1820
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Ink on paper
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6 pages
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Manuscript

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Joseph Whidbey

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Joseph Whidbey, Paper, 'A farther account of fossil bones discovered in caverns inclosed in the lime-stone rocks at Plymouth' by Joseph Whidbey in a letter to Sir Everard Home, 11 November 1820, PT/15/12, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_15_12/paper-a-farther-account-of-fossil-bones-discovered-in-caverns-inclosed-in-the-lime-stone-rocks-at-plymouth-by-joseph-whidbey-in-a-letter-to-sir-everard-home, accessed on 16 April 2024

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