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Paper, 'Of Mr Tuberville Needham's conjecture as to the connexion between Egyptian hieroglyphics and the Chinese charters' by Charles Morton

Reference number: L&P/5/142

Date: 1769

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Subject: Linguistics

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Extract from the journals of the Royal Society, June 23, 1768, respecting a letter addressed to the Society by a member of House of Jesuits at Pekin [Beijing] in China; by Charles Morton, M.D. Sec. R. S. and Fellow of the Imperial Acadd. Natur. Curios. & Petropol. and of the Royal Academy of Gottingen'

Read 10 November 1763

Reference number
L&P/5/142
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1769
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Ink on paper
Page extent
19 pages
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Manuscript

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Charles Morton

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Charles Morton, Paper, 'Of Mr Tuberville Needham's conjecture as to the connexion between Egyptian hieroglyphics and the Chinese charters' by Charles Morton, 1769, L&P/5/142, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_5_142/paper-of-mr-tuberville-needhams-conjecture-as-to-the-connexion-between-egyptian-hieroglyphics-and-the-chinese-charters-by-charles-morton, accessed on 22 July 2024

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