Reference numberCLP/10iii/15
TitlePaper, regarding preservation of grain in Moscovy by Peter Wyche
DescriptionWyche provides details about life in Muscovy [Tsardom of Russia], including how grain is preserved, a bird called the heathcock that changes colour, frozen ground and methods used by gravediggers to penetrate it, and effects of the cold on substances including oil, blood, iron and steel.

Subject: Agriculture / Anthropology

Read to the Royal Society on 14 July 1670.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueRBO/4/30
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7339Wyche; Sir; Peter (1628 - 1699); diplomat and translator1628 - 1699
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