Reference numberCLP/9i/49
TitlePaper, 'Ele's [discourse] of pitch, and from the stones in cole pits' by unknown author
DescriptionPaper discussing the presence of black rock stone in Brosely, Bently, and Pitchford in Shropshire. The author describes the texture and properties of this stone. The text in the published paper differs from this draft as this does not include information on making pitch, tar, or oil.

Subject: Geology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An account of the making pitch, tar, and oil out of a blackish stone in Shropshire, communicated by Mr. Martin Ele the inventor of it'.

Read to the Royal Society on 28 October 1696.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1695.0095
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 19 (1697), p 544
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