Record

Reference numberCLP/9i/14
LevelFile
TitlePaper, 'An Account concerning the Tin mines in Devonshire' by Dr [Edward?] Cotton
Date[1664]
DescriptionFigure of mine topography in Dartmoor attached.

Read to the Royal Society on 25 May 1664

Subject: Geology / Industry / Mining
LanguageEnglish
Extent3p
FormatManuscript
Drawing
Physical descriptionInk, pencil and red chalk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1671.0004
Figure is printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 6, no 69 (1671), p 2096. Printed figure accompanies a different account of Devon tin mines printed in Philosophical Transactions as 'An accompt of some mineral observations touching the mines of Cornwal and Devon; wherein is described the art of trayning a load; the art and manner of digging the ore; and the way of dressing and of blowing tin: communicated by an inquisitive person, that was much conversant in those mines' (see original paper at CLP/9i/19)
Related records in the catalogueCLP/9i/19
CLP/9i/14/1
CLP/9i/14/2
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA3346Cotton; Edward (c1616 - 1675); clergymanc1616 - 1675
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