Reference numberEL/D1/44
TitleLetter from John Davys
CreatorDavys; John (fl 1695-1699)
DescriptionDavys discusses various flints which he has found, and sends three pieces to the Royal Society. He also sends a piece of cleaving 'plaister'. He also asks if the Royal Society could send some money so that he could finish the stocking-making machine. He discusses other machines he has invented - a moveable kiln, engine for bleaching linen
Read to the Royal Society on 27 March 1695
Extent3 sides
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed in LBO/29/73
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
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