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Subject: Geology

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'An account of an earthquake felt at Lisbon, December 26, 1764: In a letter to the Rev. Samuel Chandler, D.D. F. R. S'

Read 31 January 1765

Reference number
L&P/4/245
Earliest possible date
1765
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter, 'Of an earthquake at Lisbon 26 December 1764' from unknown author to Samuel Chandler, 1765, L&P/4/245, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_4_245/letter-of-an-earthquake-at-lisbon-26-december-1764-from-unknown-author-to-samuel-chandler, accessed on 24 May 2024

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