Reference numberEL/B1/112
TitleLetter, from John Burton to John Martyn, dated at Scarning, Norfolk
CreatorBurton; John (1630-1699); sizar and later Fellow of Caius College, Cambridge; master of Ely Cathedral School; master of Scarning School; master of Norwich School
Date29 September 1667
DescriptionBurton encloses a paper for the Royal Society about moving hills and stagnant water in Norfolk and an 'Indian hen' which swallows coins
Read to Royal Society on 3 October 1667
Place originScarning, Norfolk, England
Origin coordinates52.66443, 0.88983
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Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed in LBO/28/713
Transcribed and translated in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall and Marie Boas Hall, vol 3, p 498
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8396Martyn; John (1699 - 1768)1699 - 1768
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