|Letter, 'An account of lightning in the parish of Sampford Courtenay in Devon [England]' from unknown author to John Chamberlayne
|The author shares details of a storm which occurred on 7 October 1711 around 3 or 4pm.
Read to the Royal Society on 15 November 1711
Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'A relation of the effects of a storm of thunder and lightning at Sampford-Courtney in Devonshire, on October the 7th 1711'
|Ink on paper
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|Chamberlayne; John (c 1666 - 1723); translator and literary editor
|c 1666 - 1723