Reference numberCLP/9i/47
TitlePaper, 'An account of the damage that hapnd in the Isle of Portland the 3rd of February 1695' by unknown author
DescriptionAccount by an unknown author regarding the partial sinking and damage to the Great Peer [Pier], the Little Peer [Pier], and the path leading from the quarry at Portland in Dorset. Discusses financial damage of 'several thousand pounds' and the impact on local labourers who work in the quarry.

Subject: Flood damage

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An account of the damage that hapned in the Isle of Portland the third of February, 1695/96. communicated by the Honourable Sir Robert Southwell, F. R. S'.

Communicated by Rob [Robert] Southwell. Read to the Royal Society on 12 February 1695.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1695.0116
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8282Southwell; Sir; Robert (1635 - 1702); diplomat and government official1635 - 1702
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