Reference numberCLP/9i/30
TitleLetter, concerning iron ore in Lancashire from [John Sturdie] to Dr [Martin] Lister
Date12 August 1675
DescriptionLetter written by John Sturdie at Thurnham to Martin lister at Stonegate, Yorke [York]. Sturdie describes the way that ore is melted and forged into bars. Postscript (unpublished) answers queries presumably from Lister regarding the making of steel and the location of hard and soft ore.

Subject: Geology / Metallurgy

Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'Extracts of some letters from Mr. John Sturdie of Lancashire concerning iron ore; and more particularly of the hæmatites, wrought into iron at milthrop-forge in that county'.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1693.0025
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