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Letter, 'Concerning the germination of melon seeds 33 years old; and, of a skeleton of a man found with stag's horns near Bakewell' from Roger Gale to Peter Collinson

Reference number: L&P/1/346

Date: 1745

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Subject: Botany/Physiology

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Extracts of two letters from the late Roger Gale, Esquire, F. R. S. to Mr. Pe­ter Collinson, F. R. S. concerning the ve­getation of Melon seeds 33 Years old; and of a fossil skeleton of a man'

Read 24 January 1745

Reference number
L&P/1/346
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1745
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Ink on paper
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2 pages
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Manuscript

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Roger Gale

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Roger Gale, Letter, 'Concerning the germination of melon seeds 33 years old; and, of a skeleton of a man found with stag's horns near Bakewell' from Roger Gale to Peter Collinson, 1745, L&P/1/346, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_1_346/letter-concerning-the-germination-of-melon-seeds-33-years-old-and-of-a-skeleton-of-a-man-found-with-stags-horns-near-bakewell-from-roger-gale-to-peter-collinson, accessed on 26 May 2024

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