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Paper, 'On the glass mug melted by the discharge of a bomb at Fort St George, Feb 25 1761; and on a stick insect' from William Hirst to Samuel Mead

Reference number: L&P/4/84

Date: 25 February 1761

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Contains three illustrations.

Subject: Chemistry/Zoology

Read 12 November 1761

Reference number
L&P/4/84
Earliest possible date
25 February 1761
Physical description
Ink on paper and plate
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

William Hirst

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William Hirst, Paper, 'On the glass mug melted by the discharge of a bomb at Fort St George, Feb 25 1761; and on a stick insect' from William Hirst to Samuel Mead, 25 February 1761, L&P/4/84, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_4_84/paper-on-the-glass-mug-melted-by-the-discharge-of-a-bomb-at-fort-st-george-feb-25-1761-and-on-a-stick-insect-from-william-hirst-to-samuel-mead, accessed on 23 May 2024

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