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Letter, 'On the alteration of the island of Scilly' from William Borlase to Thomas Birch

Reference number: L&P/2/409

Date: 21 December 1752

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Subject: Geography

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'An Account of the Great Alterations Which the Islands of Sylley Have Undergone since the Time of the Antients, Who Mention Them, as to Their Number, Extent, and Position: In a Letter to the Rev. Thomas Birch, D.D. Secr. R. S. by the Rev. Mr. Wm Borlase, M. A. F. R. S.'

Read 8 February 1753

Reference number
L&P/2/409
Earliest possible date
21 December 1752
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Ink on paper
Page extent
11 pages
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Manuscript

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William Borlase

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William Borlase, Letter, 'On the alteration of the island of Scilly' from William Borlase to Thomas Birch, 21 December 1752, L&P/2/409, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_2_409/letter-on-the-alteration-of-the-island-of-scilly-from-william-borlase-to-thomas-birch, accessed on 23 May 2024

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