Record

Reference numberRBO/15/22
Alternative reference numberRBO.15.150
LevelItem
TitleConcerning petrified items from Bengazzi extracted from a letter from Captain Philip Vanbrugh Commander of his Majesty's Ship Severn to Sir C Wager
Date1730
DescriptionOriginal letter dated 23 May 1730 at Gibraltar
That a Moor was on board ship who claimed that he had received a petrified woman, child, a cat, and two swallows
Read to the Royal Society on 26 November 1730
LanguageEnglish
Extent1 side
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
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