Reference numberRBO/13/6
Alternative reference numberRBO.13.XXIX
Title'An Account of Elephant's teeth and Bones found underground' by Hans Sloane
DescriptionDiscusses teeth in his collection
Transcribes Reverend Morton's account of an elephant's tooth found in Northamptonshire; transcribes E Ysbrants' description of teeth and bones found in Siberia
Also mentions that the skeleton of a large deer had been found in Ireland
Read to the Royal Society on 22 and 29 June 1727
Extent16 sides
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Access statusOpen
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NA8406Sloane; Sir; Hans (1660 - 1753); physician and collector1660 - 1753
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