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Letter, 'Effect of a thunderstorm on the church of Buckland Brewer' from William Paxton to Jeremiah Milles

Reference number: L&P/5/90

Date: 07 April 1769

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Subject: Meteorology

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'A letter from the Rev. Mr. William Paxton, Rector of Buckland Brewer, in the county of Devon, to Dr. Milles, Dean of Exeter, F. R. S. and Pr. S. A'

Read 20 April 1769

Reference number
L&P/5/90
Earliest possible date
07 April 1769
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter, 'Effect of a thunderstorm on the church of Buckland Brewer' from William Paxton to Jeremiah Milles, 07 April 1769, L&P/5/90, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_5_90/letter-effect-of-a-thunderstorm-on-the-church-of-buckland-brewer-from-william-paxton-to-jeremiah-milles, accessed on 19 June 2024

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