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Letter, 'A new island ten miles south of Iceland' from unknown author to Christopher William de Dreyer

Reference number: L&P/8/71

Date: 1784

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8 pages in English and 8 pages in French.

Subject: Geography

Read 1 April 1784

Reference number
L&P/8/71
Earliest possible date
1784
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
16 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter, 'A new island ten miles south of Iceland' from unknown author to Christopher William de Dreyer, 1784, L&P/8/71, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_8_71/letter-a-new-island-ten-miles-south-of-iceland-from-unknown-author-to-christopher-william-de-dreyer, accessed on 26 February 2024

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