Reference numberCLP/10iii/32
TitlePaper, 'Of the improovement of Cornwall by sea-sand' by unknown author
DescriptionPaper regarding the use of 'shelly' sea sand in Cornwall. The author describes the appearance and texture of the sand and methods of transporting the sand from the shore to fields, where it is spread on the ground where wheat will be grown.

Subject: Agriculture

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'The improvement of Cornwall by sea sand, communicated by an intelligent gentleman well acquainted in those parts to Dr. Dan. Cox'.

Communicated by Dr Dan [Daniel] Cox [Coxe]. Read to the Royal Society on 4 March 1674.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1675.0010
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 10 (1675), p 293
Fellows associated with this archive
NA2225Coxe; Daniel (1640 - 1730); physician and natural philosopher1640 - 1730
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