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Reference numberAP/1/14
LevelItem
TitleHints about volcanoes by a mineralist intended to prevent in time to come such dreadful calamities as have so often hapened in many parts of the world
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DescriptionNote attached from the Earl of Buchan to Sir Joseph Banks, President of the Royal Society, stating that "The within enclosed paper is written by a mineral engineer in Scotland of much experience in his line, who wishes his name to be concealed unril the subject he trials of be examined on the Principle he alludes to in the tract".
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Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8116Banks; Sir; Joseph (1744 - 1820); Naturalist1744 - 1820
NA736Erskine; David Steuart (1742 - 1829); 11th Earl of Buchan1742 - 1829
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