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Letter, 'Of an earthquake on 11 Oct 1749' from Rene-Antoine Ferchault de Reaumur to the Royal Society

Reference number: L&P/2/132

Date: 23 April 1750

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Subject: Meteorology

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Part of a letter from M. de Reaumur F. R. S. to the President, concerning an earthquake felt in France, October 11. 1749'

Read 17 May 1750

Reference number
L&P/2/132
Earliest possible date
23 April 1750
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Ink on paper
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Rene-Antoine Ferchault de Reaumur

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Rene-Antoine Ferchault de Reaumur, Letter, 'Of an earthquake on 11 Oct 1749' from Rene-Antoine Ferchault de Reaumur to the Royal Society, 23 April 1750, L&P/2/132, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_2_132/letter-of-an-earthquake-on-11-oct-1749-from-rene-antoine-ferchault-de-reaumur-to-the-royal-society, accessed on 12 July 2024

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