Reference numberCLP/19/92
TitlePaper, answer to some queries proposed by William Molyneux concerning Lough Neagh by Edward Smith, Fellow of Trinity College Dublin
Description'1. Whether Lough-Neagh hath really the quality of petrifying Wood? To this I answer, that no experiment, or observation yet made, (that I can hear of) can prove the Lough has this petrifying quality; or that the water do' s any way help or promote the petrification; for that two experiments made by a Gentleman of worth and good credit (whose Estate lies contiguous to the Lough, and whose curiositie prompted him to a more diligent search who into this this matter) plainly prove the contrary.'

Subject: Geography

Published in 'Philosophical Transactions', as 'An answer to some quæries proposed by Mr. William Molyneux, concerning Lough-Neagh: by Mr. Edward Smyth, Fellow of Trinity Colledge in Dublin'

Read to the Royal Society on 29 July 1685
Physical descriptionInk on paper.
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1685.0054
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 15, no 174 (1685), p 1108
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5638Molyneux; William (1656 - 1698)1656 - 1698
NA1404Smith; Edward (1665 - 1720)1665 - 1720
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