Reference numberEL/C2/21
TitleJohn Clayton, rector of Crofton, dated at Wakefield, to the Royal Society
CreatorClayton; John (1657-1725); divine; rector, Jarnestown, Virginia; rector, Crofton; traveller; prebendary of St Michan's, Dublin; dean of Kildare
Date17 August 1688
DescriptionClayton's observations of the condition of the soil of Virginia
Map in text
Extent7 sides
Place originWakefield, England, United Kindgom
Origin coordinates53.68331, -1.49768
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed in LBO/28/483
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 17, no 206, p 978
For other printed letters on the same subject see 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 17, nos 201 and 205 and vol 18, no 210
B&W negative of map, Box N101, IM/005310
Related records in the catalogueIM/005310
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
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