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'Examen and observations of a bituminous Earth for the Royal Society' given to Sir Hans Sloane by Mr Godfrey

Reference number: RBO/14/100

Date: 1729

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Read to the Royal Society on 15 January 1729

Reference number
RBO/14/100
Earliest possible date
1729
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4 pages
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Manuscript

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'Examen and observations of a bituminous Earth for the Royal Society' given to Sir Hans Sloane by Mr Godfrey, 1729, RBO/14/100, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rbo_14_100/examen-and-observations-of-a-bituminous-earth-for-the-royal-society-given-to-sir-hans-sloane-by-mr-godfrey, accessed on 26 May 2024

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