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Letter, from John Wallis to Hans Sloane, dated at Oxford

Reference number: EL/W2/62

Date: 09 August 1697


Provides the title 'A letter of Dr Wallis to Dr Sloane concerning the generation of hail and of thunder and lightning and the effects thereof' of his paper to be printed in the 'Philosophical Transactions'

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09 August 1697
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John Wallis

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John Wallis, Letter, from John Wallis to Hans Sloane, dated at Oxford, 09 August 1697, EL/W2/62, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 25 July 2024

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