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Letter, from Reverend Joseph Wasse [to the Royal Society]

Reference number: EL/W3/138

Date: 16 May 1724


Lists books that he would still like; outlines intentions to take account of the 'state of learning abroad'; discussing changes in height of the human body between morning and evening; observations of a solar eclipse

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16 May 1724
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3 pages

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Joseph Wasse

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Joseph Wasse, Letter, from Reverend Joseph Wasse [to the Royal Society], 16 May 1724, EL/W3/138, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 25 February 2024

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