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Letter, 'On cold in St Petersburg in the winter of 1762-3' from Simon Peter Pallas and Emanuel Mendez Da Costa

Reference number: L&P/4/143

Date: 12 February 1763

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Subject: Meteorology

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Extract of a letter from Simon Peter Pallas, M. D. of Berlin, to Mr. Emanuel Mendez da Costa, Librarian to the Royal Society, relating to the state of the state of the cold there last winter, dated Feb. 12, 1763'

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L&P/4/143
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12 February 1763
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Ink on paper
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1 page
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Manuscript

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Peter Simon Pallas

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Peter Simon Pallas, Letter, 'On cold in St Petersburg in the winter of 1762-3' from Simon Peter Pallas and Emanuel Mendez Da Costa, 12 February 1763, L&P/4/143, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_4_143/letter-on-cold-in-st-petersburg-in-the-winter-of-1762-3-from-simon-peter-pallas-and-emanuel-mendez-da-costa, accessed on 22 June 2024

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