Reference numberEL/B3/46
TitleLetter, from Littleton Brown to Cromwell Mortimer
CreatorBrown; Littleton (-1749)
Date9 August 1736
DescriptionBrown sends an insect, which he cannot identify, to the Royal Society from a pond in Kent

On reverse is a note that Mr Klein had sent a figure and description of a similar insect found in East Prussia in November 1729 and read to the Royal Society on 18 June 1730 which he calls 'scolopendra aquatica scutata'
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Access statusOpen
Related materialPrinted in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 40, no 447, p 153
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8055Mortimer; Cromwell (c 1699 - 1752)c 1699 - 1752
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