Reference numberCLP/6/21
TitlePaper, 'A narrative of the making of salt in Cheshire [England]' by [Mr Collins]
DescriptionThe author describes the making of salt from brine which has been collected from springs around Nantwich, Middlewich, Northwich and Dortwich in Cheshire. Brought in by Mr Collins. Note reads: 'Ordered that a Copy of this paper be given to the Lord Brereton for his additions'.

Subject: Industry

Read to the Royal Society on 31 October 1667
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8143Brereton; William (1631 - 1680); 3rd Baron Brereton; politician and natural philosopher1631 - 1680
NA2898Collins; John (1625 - 1683); mathematician and scientific administrator1625 - 1683
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