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A Genuine account of earthquakes, especially that at Oxford in the year 1695 [i.e. 1683] [electronic resource] : and of another terrible one at Port-Royal, in Jamaica, in the year 1692 : giving an account of the nature and cause of them, their dire effects and destructive faculties ... published for the information and instruction of the publick in general, and collected from the best authors, and personal witnesses to the several fatal occurrences ...
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London : Printed for H. Slater, 1750.
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viii, 24 p. ; 21 cm.
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London : Printed for H. Slater, 1750.
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general note
Part of the account of the earthquake at Jamaica (p. 15-21) is in the form of a letter, "wrote by the rector of that place ... We have set it down literally ... from his own manuscript, as he communicated it to his friend". This letter is a portion of the first two letters dated June 22 and 28, 1692 [old sytle] and printed at London for J. Tonson, 1692, under title: A full account of the late dreadful earthquake at Port-Royal in Jamaica; in two letters by the minister of that place, from a-board the Granada in Port-Royal harbour.
Reproduction of original from Library of Congress.
Sabin no. 26959.
catalogue key
6891488
 
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2005. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.

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