Reference numberEL/S2/97
TitleTranslation of a partial letter from Dr Steigertahl, dated at Hanover, to Hans Sloane
CreatorSteigerthal; Johann Georg (1666-1740); physician to George I of England
Date20 April 1736
DescriptionTranslation from the French
Account of the unicorn fish caught from the river Ost in the Duchy of Bremen - over 17 feet long with prominent tooth of 6 feet
Explanations to a figure are given but illustration not attached
Extent4 sides
Place originHannover, Lower Saxony, Germany
Origin coordinates52.37052, 9.73322
Access statusOpen
Related materialPrinted in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 40, no 447, p 147
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8406Sloane; Sir; Hans (1660 - 1753); physician and collector1660 - 1753
NA7403Steigertahl; Johann Georg (c 1667 - c 1740)c 1667 - c 1740
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