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Letter, 'Account of Gymnotus electrius' from Alexander Garden to John Ellis

Reference number: L&P/6/88

Date: 14 August 1774

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Subkject: Zoology

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'An account of the gymnotus electricus, or electrical eel. In a letter from Alexander Garden, M.D. F. R. S. to John Ellis, Esq. F. R. S'

Read 23 February 1775

Reference number
L&P/6/88
Earliest possible date
14 August 1774
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Ink on paper
Page extent
14 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Alexander Garden

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Alexander Garden, Letter, 'Account of Gymnotus electrius' from Alexander Garden to John Ellis, 14 August 1774, L&P/6/88, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_6_88/letter-account-of-gymnotus-electrius-from-alexander-garden-to-john-ellis, accessed on 25 February 2024

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