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Letter, 'Of the late eruption of Mount Vesuvius' from Robert Mackinlay to the Earl of Morton

Reference number: L&P/4/49

Date: 09 January 1761

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Subject: Geology

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Extract of a letter from Mr. Robert Mackinlay, to the Right Hon. the Earl of Morton, F. R. S. dated at Rome, the 9th January 1761. concerning the late eruption of mount vesuvius, and the discovery of an antient statue of Venus at Rome'

Read 19 February 1761

Reference number
L&P/4/49
Earliest possible date
09 January 1761
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter, 'Of the late eruption of Mount Vesuvius' from Robert Mackinlay to the Earl of Morton, 09 January 1761, L&P/4/49, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_4_49/letter-of-the-late-eruption-of-mount-vesuvius-from-robert-mackinlay-to-the-earl-of-morton, accessed on 27 May 2024

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