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Reference numberCLP/9i/15
LevelItem
TitlePaper, an account of a petrified piece of elm by [Philip] Packer
DateMarch 1663
DescriptionDescription of a dead elm on the grounds of Mr Purefoy near his house 'Wadley', near farrington in Berkshire. Part of the elm has developed a petrified crust, as if fossilised or ossified, despite being above ground, and Packer cannot explain why.

Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions' as: 'An Addition to the Instances of Petrification, enumerated in the last of these Papers'

Subject: Botany / Dendrology / Palaeoxyology
LanguageEnglish
Extent1p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1665.0124
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 1, no 19, p 329
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA2767Packer; Philip (? 1618 - 1686); barrister and architect? 1618 - 1686
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