Record

Reference numberCLP/9i/19
LevelItem
TitlePaper, an account of some mineral observations about the mines of Cornwall and Devon by Samuel Colepresse
Date[1667]
DescriptionDescribes how land is inspected if it is believed that there could be a mine beneath, the manner of mining ore, the tin kiln.

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'. Original drawing printed with this paper can be found at CLP/9i/14/2

Communicated by Henry Oldenburg

Read at the Royal Society on 7 November 1667

Subject: Geology / Industry / Mining / Metallurgy
LanguageEnglish
Extent8p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1671.0004
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 6, no 69 (1671), p 2096
Related records in the catalogueRBO/3/63
CLP/9i/14
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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