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Letter, 'Of the earthquake of March 8' from Mr Oakes to John Ellicott

Reference number: L&P/2/66

Date: 18 March 1750

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Subject: Meteorology

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Extract of a letter to Mr. J. Ellicott F. R. S. concerning an earthquake at Portsmouth, March 18. 1749-50'

Read 22 March 1750

Reference number
L&P/2/66
Earliest possible date
18 March 1750
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter, 'Of the earthquake of March 8' from Mr Oakes to John Ellicott, 18 March 1750, L&P/2/66, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_2_66/letter-of-the-earthquake-of-march-8-from-mr-oakes-to-john-ellicott, accessed on 15 June 2024

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