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Reference numberEL/B1/52
LevelItem
TitleCopy of a paper by John Beale about his experiments with sap from trees
Date1669
DescriptionExperiments concern the ascent and descent of sap in different varieties of trees; how to obtain the greatest amount of sap from a tree; using the sap in brewing. Beale recounts similiar experiments, particularly concerning birch, carried out by Dr Jackson. Beale poses a number of questions speculating about what the findings would be if the experiments were carried out with maple
1 figure shows how to draw liquid from birch
Extent16 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialCopied into LBO/27/285
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
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CodeNameDates
NA3355Beale; John (c1608 - c1683); clergyman and writerc1608 - c1683
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