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Subject: Geography/Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Journal of a voyage to the East Indies, in the ship Grenville, Captain Burnet Abercrombie, in the year 1775'

Read 29 January 1778

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Alexander Dalrymple

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Alexander Dalrymple, Paper, 'Journal of a voyage to the East Indies' by Alexander Dalrymple, 1777, L&P/7/9, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 24 July 2024

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