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Subject: Meteorology

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'An account of a very remarkable meteor seen at Oxford. In a letter to Mathew Maty, M. D. Sec. R. S. from the Rev. John Swinton, B. D. F. R. S. Custos Archivorum of the University of Oxford, Member of the Academy degli Apatisti at Florence, and of the Etruscan Academy of Cortona in Tuscany'

Read 20 December 1770

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27 September 1770
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2 pages

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John Swinton

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John Swinton, Letter, 'Of a meteor seen at Oxford' from John Swinton to Matthew Maty, 27 September 1770, L&P/5/198, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 20 April 2024

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