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Letter, 'On productions in Scotland similar to the Giant's Causeway' from Emauel Mendez da Costa to Richard Pococke

Reference number: L&P/4/58

Date: 05 March 1761

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Subject: Geology

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'An account of some productions of nature in Scotland resembling the giants- Causeway in Ireland: In a letter to the Right Reverend Richard Lord Bishop of Ossory, F. R. S. From Emanuel Mendez Da Costa, F. R. S'

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L&P/4/58
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05 March 1761
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Ink on paper
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3 pages
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Manuscript

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Emanuel Mendes da Costa

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Emanuel Mendes da Costa, Letter, 'On productions in Scotland similar to the Giant's Causeway' from Emauel Mendez da Costa to Richard Pococke, 05 March 1761, L&P/4/58, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_4_58/letter-on-productions-in-scotland-similar-to-the-giants-causeway-from-emauel-mendez-da-costa-to-richard-pococke, accessed on 24 July 2024

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