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Letter, from Joseph Bennett to Mr Derham, dated at the Breach near Dagenham in Essex

Reference number: EL/B2/77

Date: 20 October 1713

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Observations of spring in a chalk pit at Greenwich
Read to the Royal Society on 29 October 1713

Reference number
EL/B2/77
Earliest possible date
20 October 1713
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Joseph Bennett

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Joseph Bennett, Letter, from Joseph Bennett to Mr Derham, dated at the Breach near Dagenham in Essex, 20 October 1713, EL/B2/77, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_b2_77/letter-from-joseph-bennett-to-mr-derham-dated-at-the-breach-near-dagenham-in-essex, accessed on 22 July 2024

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