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Letter, from St George Ashe to Robert Southwell

Reference number: EL/A/42

Date: 12 February 1694

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Asking if the Royal Society could spare duplicates of their specimens and send them to the museum of the Philosophical Society of Dublin, which has started to collect 'natural curiosities'
Read to the Royal Society on 20 February 1694

Reference number
EL/A/42
Earliest possible date
12 February 1694
Page extent
1 page
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

St George Ashe

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St George Ashe, Letter, from St George Ashe to Robert Southwell, 12 February 1694, EL/A/42, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_a_42/letter-from-st-george-ashe-to-robert-southwell, accessed on 23 May 2024

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