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Letter, 'A journey from Cairo to the written mountains' from Edward Wortley Montagu to William Watson

Reference number: L&P/4/309

Date: 1766

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Subject: Geography

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'A letter from Edward Wortley Montagu, Esquire, F. R. S. to William Watson, M.D. F. R. S. containing an account of his journey from Cairo, in Egypt, to the Written Mountains, in the desert of Sinaï'

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Reference number
L&P/4/309
Earliest possible date
1766
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
10 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Edward Wortley Montagu

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Edward Wortley Montagu, Letter, 'A journey from Cairo to the written mountains' from Edward Wortley Montagu to William Watson, 1766, L&P/4/309, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_4_309/letter-a-journey-from-cairo-to-the-written-mountains-from-edward-wortley-montagu-to-william-watson, accessed on 19 May 2024

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