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Statistical information about populations, houses, burials - ends with general statements of comparisons eg 'That London alone is equall to Paris, Rouen, and Rome'

Reference number
RBO/6/132
Earliest possible date
1686
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

William Petty

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William Petty, 'Concerning the Number of People in London as also in Paris, Rouen and Rome' by William Petty, 1686, RBO/6/132, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rbo_6_132/concerning-the-number-of-people-in-london-as-also-in-paris-rouen-and-rome-by-william-petty, accessed on 25 May 2024

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