Record

Reference numberCLP/9i/47
LevelItem
TitlePaper, 'An account of the damage that hapnd in the Isle of Portland the 3rd of February 1695' by unknown author
Date[1695]
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.
Extent2p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1695.0116
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8282Southwell; Sir; Robert (1635 - 1702); diplomat and government official1635 - 1702
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