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Subject: Meteorology

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'A letter from Mr. Franklin to Mr. Peter Collinson, F. R. S. concerning the effects of lightning'

Read 14 November 1751

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29 June 1751
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Ink on paper
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4 pages

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Benjamin Franklin

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Benjamin Franklin, Letter, 'Of the effects of lightning' from Benjamin Franklin to Peter Collinson, 29 June 1751, L&P/2/238, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 21 July 2024

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