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Contains plate.

Subject: Geology

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'An account of the impressions of plants on the slates of coals: In a letter to the Right Honourable George Earl of Macclesfield, President of the R. S. from Mr, Emanuel Mendes da Costa, F. R. S'

Read 28 April 1757

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27 April 1757
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Ink on paper and plate
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14 pages

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Emanuel Mendes da Costa

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Emanuel Mendes da Costa, Paper, 'On vegetable impressions in the coal seams' by Emanuel Mendes da Costa, 27 April 1757, L&P/3/243, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 24 July 2024

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