Reference numberEL/D2/68
TitleLetter, from Paul Dudley to Cromwell Mortimer, dated at Bolton
CreatorDudley; Paul (1675-1751); Attorney General of Massachusetts; natural historian
Date24 December 1736
DescriptionStates that he has obtained ambergris from a whale and sends a sample on to the Royal Society
Place originBolton, (Lancashire) Greater Manchester, England
Origin coordinates53.58333, -2.43333
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Access statusOpen
Related materialSee EL/D1/84-89 for previous letters regarding Dudley's research about whales
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8055Mortimer; Cromwell (c 1699 - 1752)c 1699 - 1752
NA7811Dudley; Paul (1675 - 1751)1675 - 1751
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