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Subject: Biology

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'A letter from Martin Triewald, F. R. S. Captain of mechanics, and military architect to the King of Sweden, to C. Mortimer, M. D. Sec. R. S. Concerning the vegetation of melon-seeds forty-two Years old'.

Read 20 May 1742.

Reference number
L&P/1/94
Earliest possible date
16 December 1741
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Martin Triewald

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Martin Triewald, Letter, 'Concerning the vegetating of melon seeds 42 years old' from Martin Triewald to Cromwell Mortimer, 16 December 1741, L&P/1/94, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_1_94/letter-concerning-the-vegetating-of-melon-seeds-42-years-old-from-martin-triewald-to-cromwell-mortimer, accessed on 23 May 2024

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