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Subject: Zoology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'A communication of a singular fact in natural history. By the Right Honourable the Earl of Morton, F. R. S. in a letter addressed to the President'.

Written by Douglas at 39 Wimpole Street [London] addressed to Wollaston at Harewood House in Wetherby, Yorkshire. Read 23 November 1820.

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/15/3
Earliest possible date
12 August 1820
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Ink on paper
Page extent
6 pages
Format
Manuscript

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George Douglas

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George Douglas, Paper, 'Communication of a singular fact in natural history' by the Earl of Morton [George Douglas] in a letter to William Hyde Wollaston, 12 August 1820, PT/15/3, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_15_3/paper-communication-of-a-singular-fact-in-natural-history-by-the-earl-of-morton-george-douglas-in-a-letter-to-william-hyde-wollaston, accessed on 23 April 2024

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