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'The Anatomy of the Seal and Porpess' by Patrick Blair in a letter to Hans Sloane

Reference number: RBO/9/72

Date: 1708

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States that the seal and porpoise are often seen in the River Tay
Read to the Royal Society on 22 December 1708

Reference number
RBO/9/72
Earliest possible date
1708
Page extent
18 pages
Format
Manuscript

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'The Anatomy of the Seal and Porpess' by Patrick Blair in a letter to Hans Sloane, 1708, RBO/9/72, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rbo_9_72/the-anatomy-of-the-seal-and-porpess-by-patrick-blair-in-a-letter-to-hans-sloane, accessed on 23 April 2024

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