Reference numberL&P/3/288
TitleLetter, 'Of a fossil thigh-bone from the Stonesfield Slate' from Joshua Platt to Peter Collinson
Date20 January 1758
DescriptionSubject: Archaeology

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'An account of the fossile thigh-bone of a large animal, dug up at Stonesfield, near Woodstock, in Oxfordshire. In a letter to Mr.Peter Collinson, F. R. S. from Mr. Joshua Platt'

Read 2 February 1758
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1757.0069
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7864Platt; Joshua (c 1696 - 1776)c 1696 - 1776
NA8428Collinson; Peter (1694 - 1768)1694 - 1768
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