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Reference numberEL/C2/15
LevelItem
TitleWilliam Cole, dated at Bristol, to the Royal Society
CreatorCole; William; naturalist; surveyor of customs; of Bristol; owner of an estate at Hullavington, Wiltshire
Date3 December 1686
DescriptionCole discusses the dyeing of linen to the colour of the purple fish found off the coast of Somerset
Read to the Royal Society on 8 December 1686
LanguageEnglish
Extent2 sides
FormatManuscript
Place originBristol, City of Bristol, England
Origin coordinates51.45523, -2.59665
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed in JBO/8/114 and LBO/10/346
Cole's previous letter on this matter was printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 15, no 178, p 1278
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/219d92bd-32c5-4742-9e15-b6f6d8879855
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