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Letter, from Paul Rycaut to Henry Oldenburg, dated at Smyrna

Reference number: EL/R1/21

Date: 23 November 1667


Concerning diseases prevalent in Turkey; concerning the plague in Constantinople (Istanbul); answers to Oldenburg's enquiries (printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 1, no 20, p 360) about the natural history of Turkey
Read to the Royal Society on 16 April 1668

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23 November 1667
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Paul Rycaut

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Paul Rycaut, Letter, from Paul Rycaut to Henry Oldenburg, dated at Smyrna, 23 November 1667, EL/R1/21, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 21 July 2024

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