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Subject: Meteorology

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'An extraordinary and surprising agitation of the waters, though without any perceptible motion of the Earth, having been observed in various parts of this Island, both maritime and inland, on the same day, and chiefly about the time, that the more violent commotions of both Earth and waters so extensively affected many very distant parts of the Globe; the following accounts, relating to the former, have been transmitted to the Society; in which are specified the times and places when and where they h'

Read 18 December 1755

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Thomas Birch

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Thomas Birch, Paper, 'Agitation in Peerless Pool on Nov 1 1755' by Thomas Birch, 1755, L&P/3/60, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 13 April 2024

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