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'Some Remarks on the Time of Year on which the Deluge happen'd occasion'd by a hollow Stone whose Cavity is fill'd with bodies resembling hazlenuts petrified' by William Stukeley

Reference number: RBO/15/21

Date: 1730

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Original letter dated 19 October 1730
Sends fossil - attempts to date the stone referring to the Deluge of Noah and the Flood
Original figure of the fossil attached
Read to the Royal Society on 19 November 1730

Reference number
RBO/15/21
Earliest possible date
1730
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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'Some Remarks on the Time of Year on which the Deluge happen'd occasion'd by a hollow Stone whose Cavity is fill'd with bodies resembling hazlenuts petrified' by William Stukeley, 1730, RBO/15/21, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rbo_15_21/some-remarks-on-the-time-of-year-on-which-the-deluge-happend-occasiond-by-a-hollow-stone-whose-cavity-is-filld-with-bodies-resembling-hazlenuts-petrified-by-william-stukeley, accessed on 26 February 2024

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