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Paper, 'A continuation of an account of an essay towards a Natural History of Carolina & the Bahama Islands by Mark Catesby's FRS with some extracts out of the sixth set' by Cromwell Mortimer

Reference number: CLP/22ii/44a

Date: 1734

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Abstract of part six of Catesby's publication 'The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands' (1731-1743), prepared by Royal Society Secretary Cromwell Mortimer, perhaps for the purpose of advertising the publication. Comprises a listing of the species featured in the part, in this case fish, and select comments on some.

Endorsed 23 Jan 1734

Subject: Botany, Zoology, Exploration

Reference number
CLP/22ii/44a
Earliest possible date
1734
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Paper, 'A continuation of an account of an essay towards a Natural History of Carolina & the Bahama Islands by Mark Catesby's FRS with some extracts out of the sixth set' by Cromwell Mortimer, 1734, CLP/22ii/44a, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_22ii_44a/paper-a-continuation-of-an-account-of-an-essay-towards-a-natural-history-of-carolina-the-bahama-islands-by-mark-catesbys-frs-with-some-extracts-out-of-the-sixth-set-by-cromwell-mortimer, accessed on 28 May 2024

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