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Letter, 'A shock of an earthquake at Fort Marlborough on the island of Sumatra on 3 October 1757' from Perry to William Stukeley

Reference number: L&P/3/281

Date: 22 December 1757

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Subject: Geology

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'An account of the earthquake felt in the island of Sumatra, in the East-Indies, in November and December 1756. In a letter from Mr. Perry to the Rev. Dr. Stukeley, dated at Fort Marlborough, in the Island of Sumatra, Feb. 20. 1757'

Read 12 January 1758

Reference number
L&P/3/281
Earliest possible date
22 December 1757
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter, 'A shock of an earthquake at Fort Marlborough on the island of Sumatra on 3 October 1757' from Perry to William Stukeley, 22 December 1757, L&P/3/281, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_3_281/letter-a-shock-of-an-earthquake-at-fort-marlborough-on-the-island-of-sumatra-on-3-october-1757-from-perry-to-william-stukeley, accessed on 13 April 2024

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