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Reference numberEL/C2/18
LevelItem
TitleWilliam Cole, dated at Bradfield, to Robert Southwell
CreatorCole; William; naturalist; surveyor of customs; of Bristol; owner of an estate at Hullavington, Wiltshire
Date14 July 1693
DescriptionCole discusses his observations about the changes in scarabs, about figured stones in large beds on the bank of the Avon, concerning oyster shells and cockle shells, and concerning a cuckoo's egg in a sparrow's nest
Read to the Royal Society on 19 July 1693
LanguageEnglish
Extent3 sides
FormatManuscript
Place originBradfield Manor, Hullavington, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
Origin coordinates51.53778, -2.15163
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed in LBC/28/455
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/f13f2ae8-7125-4eea-a9f2-4da5c3702bf1
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8282Southwell; Sir; Robert (1635 - 1702); diplomat and government official1635 - 1702
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