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Reference numberCLP/10i/27
LevelItem
TitlePaper, 'An account of severall curious observations and experiments concerning the growth and increase of trees' by Thomas Brotherton
Date[1687]
DescriptionExperiments and observations made by Brotherton at Hey in Lancashire on the bark and growth of crab apple trees, Scotch pines, poplars, hazels, and ash trees. A romantic poem unrelated to trees is written on the final page of the manuscript.

Subject: Botany

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An account of several curious observations and experiments, concerning the growth of trees; made by Thomas Brotherton, of Hey, in the County of Lancaster, Esq. Brought in and read before the R. S. by R. H. Fellow of the said Society'.

Communicated by Robert Hooke. Read to the Royal Society on 18 May 1687.
Extent4p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialJBO/8/146
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1686.0057
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 16 (1686), p 307
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8242Hooke; Robert (1635 - 1703); natural philosopher1635 - 1703
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