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Reference numberEL/B3/75
LevelItem
TitleTranslation of a letter and paper from Matthias Belius, dated at Presburg in Hungary, to Hans Sloane
CreatorBelius; Matthias (1684-1749); Lutheran pastor; polymath
Date13 March 1739
DescriptionBelius sends a paper with observations of two unusual caves in Hungary - one cave in Szelicz with icicles, the other in Ribar which emitted noxious vapours
Original letter and paper, which now no longer exist, were in Latin
LanguageEnglish
Extent22.5 sides
FormatManuscript
Place originBratislava, (Upper Hungary) Slovakia
Origin coordinates48.14816, 17.10674
Access statusOpen
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/118bac62-6609-46e4-bfb6-dc9358c0f2bb
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