Reference numberCLP/9i/71
Title'An account of the several strata of earths and fossils found in sinking the mineral wells att Holt' by Rev Mr Lewis
Date11 June 1728
DescriptionLewis describes various types of clay, selenites, stones covered in gypsum, and other minerals found in the ground at Holt in Norfolk.

Subject: Geology / Palaeontology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An account of the several strata of earths and fossils found in sinking the mineral wells at hole'.

Communicated by John Brome. Read to the Royal Society on 4 July 1728.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1727.0046
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 35 (1727), p 489
Related records in the catalogueRBO/13/55
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView


    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →


    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView