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Letter, 'Of a dwarf' from John Browning to Henry Baker

Reference number: L&P/2/235

Date: 12 September 1751

Description

Includes printed advertisement clipping.

Subject: Physiology

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Extract of a letter from John Browing Esq; of Barton-Hill near Bristol, to Mr. Henry Baker, F. R. S. concerning a dwarf'

Read 7 November 1751

Reference number
L&P/2/235
Earliest possible date
12 September 1751
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Typescript
Manuscript

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Letter, 'Of a dwarf' from John Browning to Henry Baker, 12 September 1751, L&P/2/235, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_2_235/letter-of-a-dwarf-from-john-browning-to-henry-baker, accessed on 20 February 2024

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