Reference numberDM/5/72
Title'Desiderata recommended to Dr Charleton'
DescriptionEight items listed, including: "A bird embalmed after Mr Crew's way"; "An account of diving to forty fathoms by Mr Knips"; "The story of a monstrous child taken out of a woman by himself, March 30 1663"; "To try the velocity of sounds with small and great Guns, with and against the wind; Mr Hook to assist him in this" and "To procure from the Masters of the Posthouses their observations of the Plague and then to put queries to them concerning it".
Extent1 side
Access statusOpen
Access conditionsOPEN - but photocopying forbidden.
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8167Charleton; Walter (1620 - 1707); physician and natural philosopher1620 - 1707
NA8242Hooke; Robert (1635 - 1703); natural philosopher1635 - 1703
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