Reference numberCLP/15i/5
TitlePaper, 'The historie of the generation and ordering of the green oysters commonly call'd Colnchester [sic] oysters' by Colonel [Samuel] Tuke
DescriptionTuke presents observations on oysters (Ostreidae), with a focus on the catching of oysters in Port Burnham, Maldon [England]. He writes about how it is considered a felony to dredge for oysters outside of the month of May.

Subject: Zoology

Read to the Royal Society on 17 December 1662
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueRBO/2ii/13
Fellows associated with this archive
NA4977Tuke; Sir; Samuel (c1615 - 1674); 1st Baronet; royalist army officer and playwright c1615 - 1674
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