Reference numberNLB/70/404
Alternative reference numberNLB/70 p212
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to John Fothergill Esq.; Thame
Date24 March 1927
DescriptionIn reply to John Fothergill's enquiry about stature in some early papers, directs him to the paper in Volume 57 of the Philosophical Transactions (1767) and accounts of the voyage of the Dolphin, but sadly finds no reference to a giant 12 feet high.
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