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Letter, from Robert Reading [to the Royal Society]

Reference number: EL/R1/47

Date: 13 October 1688

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Observations of pearl-fishing in a river near Omagh in County Tyrone in northern Ireland
Details about the rivers, size and weight of pearls found
Read to the Royal Society on 23 January 1688

Reference number
EL/R1/47
Earliest possible date
13 October 1688
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Sir; Robert Redding

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Sir; Robert Redding, Letter, from Robert Reading [to the Royal Society], 13 October 1688, EL/R1/47, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_r1_47/letter-from-robert-reading-to-the-royal-society, accessed on 20 July 2024

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    Dates: 1613-1740

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