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Letter, 'On the double horns of the rhinoceros' from James Parsons to James Douglas

Reference number: L&P/4/304

Date: 1766

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Subject: Zoology

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'A letter from James Parsons, M.D. F. R. S. to the Right Honourable the Earl of Morton, President of the Royal Society; on the the double horns of the rhinoceros'

Read 27 February 1766

Reference number
L&P/4/304
Earliest possible date
1766
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Ink on paper
Page extent
11 pages
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Typescript
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James Parsons

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James Parsons, Letter, 'On the double horns of the rhinoceros' from James Parsons to James Douglas, 1766, L&P/4/304, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_4_304/letter-on-the-double-horns-of-the-rhinoceros-from-james-parsons-to-james-douglas, accessed on 23 July 2024

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