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Letter, 'On the breeding of tail-less poultry' from John Martyn to Martin Folkes

Reference number: L&P/1/139

Date: 23 November 1742

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Subject: Zoology

Read 9 December 1742.

Reference number
L&P/1/139
Earliest possible date
23 November 1742
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Ink on paper
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

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John Martyn

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John Martyn, Letter, 'On the breeding of tail-less poultry' from John Martyn to Martin Folkes, 23 November 1742, L&P/1/139, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_1_139/letter-on-the-breeding-of-tail-less-poultry-from-john-martyn-to-martin-folkes, accessed on 20 February 2024

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