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Letter, 'Of a meteor' from Thomas Barker to Martin Folkes

Reference number: L&P/2/6

Date: 15 September 1749

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Subject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'An account of an extraordinary meteor seen in the county of Rutland, which resembled a water-spout, communicated to the President, by Tho. Barker, Esq;'

Read 14 December 1749

Reference number
L&P/2/6
Earliest possible date
15 September 1749
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter, 'Of a meteor' from Thomas Barker to Martin Folkes, 15 September 1749, L&P/2/6, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_2_6/letter-of-a-meteor-from-thomas-barker-to-martin-folkes, accessed on 20 July 2024

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