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Letter, 'Of the Jaculator fish' from Peter Simon Pallas to Peter Collinson

Reference number: L&P/4/333

Date: 20 October 1764


Subject: Zoology

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Some further intelligence relating to the jaculator fish, mentioned in the Philosophical Transactions for 1764, Art. XIV. from Mr. Hommel, at Batavia [colonial name of the capital of the Dutch East Indies, now Jakarta, Indonesia], together with the description of another species, by Dr. Pallas, F. R. S. in a letter to Mr. Peter Collinson, F. R. S. from John Albert Schlosser, M.D. F. R. S.'

Read 15 May 1766

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20 October 1764
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Peter Simon Pallas

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