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Letter, 'Of an earthquake in the East Indies and two eclipses observed at Calcutta' from William Hirst to Thomas Birch

Reference number: L&P/4/170

Date: 03 November 1762

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Subject: Meteorology/Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'An account of an earthquake in the East Indies, of two eclipses of the Sun and Moon, observed at Calcutta: In a letter to the Reverend Thomas Birch, D. D. Secret. R. S. from the Reverend William Hirst, M. A. F. R. S'

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Reference number
L&P/4/170
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03 November 1762
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Ink on paper
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11 pages
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Manuscript

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William Hirst

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William Hirst, Letter, 'Of an earthquake in the East Indies and two eclipses observed at Calcutta' from William Hirst to Thomas Birch, 03 November 1762, L&P/4/170, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_4_170/letter-of-an-earthquake-in-the-east-indies-and-two-eclipses-observed-at-calcutta-from-william-hirst-to-thomas-birch, accessed on 09 December 2023

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