Reference numberCLP/9i/65
TitlePaper, 'Observations concerning the subterraneous trees in Dagenham, and other marshes bordering the river of Thames in the County of Essex' by W [William] Derham
DescriptionDerham describes a large number of alder and oak trees unearthed during a flood when the river breached the Thames Wall. The trees were of varying sizes, were not living, and had become very dry.

Subject: Botany

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Observations concerning the subterraneous trees in Dagenham, and other marshes bordering upon the river of Thames, in the county of Essex'.

Later manuscript annotation indicates that this paper was read to the Royal Society on 8 May 1712, but this is clearly erroneous as it was published in 1710.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1710.0053
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 27 (1710), p 478
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6239Derham; William (1657 - 1735); naturalist1657 - 1735
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