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Letter, 'Of a large snake with a porcupine in its belly' from unknown author to Francis Wollaston

Reference number: L&P/1/348

Date: 23 January 1744

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Subject: Zoololgy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Extract of a letter from Bombay, dated January 23. 1743-4. communicated by Francis Woolaston, Esquire, F. R. S. of a porcupine swallowed by a snake'

Read 31 January 1744

Reference number
L&P/1/348
Earliest possible date
23 January 1744
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Ink on paper
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter, 'Of a large snake with a porcupine in its belly' from unknown author to Francis Wollaston, 23 January 1744, L&P/1/348, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_1_348/letter-of-a-large-snake-with-a-porcupine-in-its-belly-from-unknown-author-to-francis-wollaston, accessed on 30 May 2024

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