Reference numberEL/B1/49
TitleAccount of farming in the eastern parts of Devonshire by unknown author
Datec 1664
DescriptionAn account of preparing land for cereal crops and destroying furze
John Beale adds, in his own hand, about destroying weeds, which he signs
Paper is endorsed by Beale stating: 'Devonshire. This from a gentleman of very good rate dwelling on the East side of Exeter about 4 miles distance from Exeter to JB'
Henry Oldenburg also endorses the paper: 'Answer to the Agriculture inquiry concerning part of Devonshire, sent by Dr Beale to H Oldenburg'
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialCopied into LBO/27/442
Transcribed into 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, vol 2, pp 258-261
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA3355Beale; John (c1608 - c1683); clergyman and writerc1608 - c1683
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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