Reference numberCLP/9i/55
TitleLetter, 'Account of boreing for rock salt, at Crowley in Cheshire' from Thomas Brotherton to Hans Sloane
Date14 September 1699
DescriptionLetter regarding Brotherton's observations of a resident of Crowley boring for rock salt in his back garden. Brotherton describes the composition of the earth in the area.

Subject: Geology

Read to the Royal Society on 29 November 1699
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueRBO/8/64
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8406Sloane; Sir; Hans (1660 - 1753); physician and collector1660 - 1753
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