Reference numberEL/B2/36
TitleLetter from R Beach, dated from Portsmouth, to Mr Pepys
CreatorBeach; Sir; Richard (-1692)
Date24 October 1685
DescriptionAutograph letter concerning what happened when a bolt of lightning struck the ship 'Royal James' in Portsmouth
Read to the Royal Society on 28 October 1685
Extent1 side
Place originPortsmouth, Hampshire, England
Origin coordinates50.79899, -1.09125
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed in LBO/10/261
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 15, no 177, p 1212
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
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