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Subject: Geography

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Observations made on the Islands of Saint John and Cape Briton, to ascertain the longitude and latitude of those places, agreeable to the orders and instructions of the Right Honourable the Lords commissioners for trade and plantations'

Read 3 March 1768

Reference number
L&P/5/10
Earliest possible date
1768
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
9 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Paper, 'The latitude and longitude of the islands of St John and Cape Britain' by Wright, 1768, L&P/5/10, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_5_10/paper-the-latitude-and-longitude-of-the-islands-of-st-john-and-cape-britain-by-wright, accessed on 19 May 2024

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