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Subject: Geography

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'An account of a journey to Mount Etna, in a letter from the Honourable William Hamilton, His Majesty's Envoy Extraordinary at Naples, to Mathew Maty, M. D. Sec. R. S'

Read 18 January 1770

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17 October 1769
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Ink on paper
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13 pages

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William Hamilton

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William Hamilton, Letter, 'A journey to Mount Etna' from William Hamilton to Matthew Maty, 17 October 1769, L&P/5/148, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 23 May 2024

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