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Letter, 'Phenomena observed in the island of Sumatra' from William Marsden to Joseph Banks

Reference number: L&P/7/207

Date: 24 February 1781

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Subject: Exploration

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Account of a phenomenon observed upon the island of Sumatra'

Read 24 May 1781

Reference number
L&P/7/207
Earliest possible date
24 February 1781
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Ink on paper
Page extent
2 pages
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Manuscript

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William Marsden

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William Marsden, Letter, 'Phenomena observed in the island of Sumatra' from William Marsden to Joseph Banks, 24 February 1781, L&P/7/207, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_7_207/letter-phenomena-observed-in-the-island-of-sumatra-from-william-marsden-to-joseph-banks, accessed on 22 June 2024

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