Reference numberEL/D1/85
TitlePaper, 'An essay upon the natural history of whales with a particular account of the amber-greese found in the Sperma Ceti Whale' by Paul Dudley, dated at Roxburg
Date5 April 1725
DescriptionMatters discussed are: the different species of whales, how they care for their young, respiration, feeding, the way they are killed, the enemies of whales, the ambergris of sperm whales
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Related materialPrinted in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 33, no 386, p 256
EL/D2/68 Dudley states that he sends a sample of ambergris to the Royal Society
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7811Dudley; Paul (1675 - 1751)1675 - 1751
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