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Letter, from Thomas Brown to Henry Oldenburg

Reference number: EL/B1/156

Date: 25 October 1669


Concerning the mineral collection of his son Edward acquired on his travels in Europe
Read to the Royal Society on 28 October 1669

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25 October 1669
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Sir; Thomas Browne

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Sir; Thomas Browne, Letter, from Thomas Brown to Henry Oldenburg, 25 October 1669, EL/B1/156, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 08 December 2023

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