Record

Reference numberCLP/16/56
LevelItem
TitlePaper, 'Remarks upon an antient date at Widgel Hall near Buntingford in Hertfordshire [England]' by John Ward
Date[1735]
DescriptionWard writes: 'Upon the fourth of April, 1734, a curious draught of an antient [ancient] date carved in an oaken plank, at Widgel-Hall, the seat of Francis Gulston, Esq; was laid before an assembly of the Royal Society, as the most early instance of our common figures, usually called Arabian, which had ever been observed in England.' Table of characters and numbers attached.

Subject: History

Printed in Philosophical Transactions as 'Remarks upon an ancient date, found at Widgel-Hall near Buntingford Hertfordshire, on an oaken plank; now preserved in the Museum of the Royal Society, London''
LanguageEnglish
Extent10p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1735.0024
Related records in the catalogueRBO/19/16
CLP/16/57
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA864Ward; John (c 1679 - 1758)c 1679 - 1758
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