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Translation of a letter, from Theophilus Sigefridus Bayer to Cromwell Mortimer, dated at St Petersburg

Reference number: EL/B3/49

Date: 24 August 1737

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Concerning the promotion of the study of Chinese literature; discussion of books eg. 'Map of the earth' by Ferdinand Verbiert
Original letter was in Latin

Reference number
EL/B3/49
Earliest possible date
24 August 1737
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Gottlieb Siegfried Bayer

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Gottlieb Siegfried Bayer, Translation of a letter, from Theophilus Sigefridus Bayer to Cromwell Mortimer, dated at St Petersburg, 24 August 1737, EL/B3/49, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_b3_49/translation-of-a-letter-from-theophilus-sigefridus-bayer-to-cromwell-mortimer-dated-at-st-petersburg, accessed on 23 May 2024

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