Record

Reference numberCLP/10iii/39
LevelItem
TitlePaper, 'A discourse of His Grace the Lord Arch Bp [Bishop] of Dublin containing an account of the manner of manuring lands by sea shells as practiced in the county's [sic] of Londonderry and Donegall' by [William King]
Date[1708]
DescriptionPaper providing details on how land is made arable in Londonderry and Donegal, Ireland by burning, liming, or manuring with drained and dried seashells, including periwinkles, cockles, and limpets. Read to the Dublin Philosophical Society and ordered to be registered on 26 August 1707.

Subject: Agriculture

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An account of the manner of manuring lands by sea-shells, as practised in the counties of Londonderry and Donegall in Ireland'.

Communicated by Samuel Molyneux. Read to the Royal Society on 11 February 1708.
Extent3p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1708.0008
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 26 (1708), p 59
Related records in the catalogueRBO/9/61
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7759King; William (1650 - 1729)1650 - 1729
NA7967Molyneux; Samuel (1689 - 1728)1689 - 1728
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView



    CONTACT US

    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →

    SUBSCRIBE

    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView