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Letter, 'Extraordinary effects of lightning' from William Mountaine to Gowin Knight

Reference number: L&P/3/399

Date: 28 September 1759

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Subject: Meteorology

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'An account of some extraordinary effects of lightning, in a letter to Dr. Gowin Knight : by Mr. William Mountaine, F. R. S'

Read 22 November 1759

Reference number
L&P/3/399
Earliest possible date
28 September 1759
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
7 pages
Format
Manuscript

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William Mountaine

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William Mountaine, Letter, 'Extraordinary effects of lightning' from William Mountaine to Gowin Knight, 28 September 1759, L&P/3/399, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_3_399/letter-extraordinary-effects-of-lightning-from-william-mountaine-to-gowin-knight, accessed on 29 May 2024

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