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Letter, 'Covering letter referring to the following item; and account of a Parthian coin' from Robert Clogher and John Swinton to Thomas Birch

Reference number: L&P/3/150

Date: 25 March 1756

Description

Contains two illustrations.

Subject: Antiquities

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'A dissertation a Parthian coin, with characters on the reverse resembling those of the Palmyrenes. In a letter from the Rev. John Swinton, M. A. of Christ-Church, Oxon. F. R. S. to the Rev. Thomas Birch, D. D. Secret. R. S'

Read 8 April 1756

Reference number
L&P/3/150
Earliest possible date
25 March 1756
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
6 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

John Swinton

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John Swinton, Letter, 'Covering letter referring to the following item; and account of a Parthian coin' from Robert Clogher and John Swinton to Thomas Birch, 25 March 1756, L&P/3/150, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_3_150/letter-covering-letter-referring-to-the-following-item-and-account-of-a-parthian-coin-from-robert-clogher-and-john-swinton-to-thomas-birch, accessed on 22 May 2024

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