Record

Reference numberCLP/10iii/42
LevelFile
TitlePaper, 'An account of a method lately found out in New England for discovering where the bees hive' by Paul Dudley
Date[1720]
DescriptionDudley describes a method of finding beehives by placing a plate of honey, sugar, or molasses in the woods, then observing the direction any attracted bees fly after smelling the honey and using this information to locate the hive. One manuscript paper and one plate on reverse illustrating the method of finding beehives.

Subject: Agriculture

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An account of a method lately found out in New-England, for discovering where the bees hive in the woods, in order to get their honey'.

Read to the Royal Society on 30 June 1720.
Extent2p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1720.0038
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 31 (1721), p 148
Related records in the catalogueCLP/10iii/42/1
CLP/10iii/42/2
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7811Dudley; Paul (1675 - 1751)1675 - 1751
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