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Reference numberDM/5/77
LevelItem
Title'Recommended to Sir Robert Moray'
Datec.1660s
Description17 items listed, including: "To compare the effects of heat and cold on rarifaction and condensation of air, with that of force of weight"; "To inquire into the way of making Lead and Iron with Seacoals"; "To inquire what bore maketh a jett of water rise highest, and of what figure the end of the pipe must be for that purpose"; "To make a particular inquiry after the way used in Scotland for producing fish by transporting the spawn"; "To try whether Pebble-stones, inclosed in glasses with water, will grow..." and "To make an exact inquiry into the Shining Rock in Scotland".
Extent1 side
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Access conditionsOPEN - but photocopying forbidden.
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8261Moray; Sir; Robert (1608 - 1673); army officer and politician1608 - 1673
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