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Reference numberEL/M1/105
LevelItem
TitleThomas Molyneux, dated at Dublin, to Martin Lister
Date25 March 1698
DescriptionAccount of the Giant's Causeway, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, compiled from observations of various people - that Molyneux hoped to visit the Giant's Causeway himself - wishes to correct errors in a publication of a paper by Samuel Foley in 'Philosophical Transactions' (vol 18, no 212, p 170); that Mr Sandys, a 'Master in Designing and Drawing of Prospects' to make a drawing of the causeway and surrounding area - list of figures and explanations are given; concerning other areas where there are similar columns of stone in Northern Ireland eg called the Looms and near Dunluce; details about the stone of the Causeway
Figures of columns are attached

Read to the Royal Society on 29 June 1698
LanguageEnglish
Extent17 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialPrinted in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 20, no 241, p 209
Related records in the catalogueRBO.8.46
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7851Molyneux; Sir; Thomas (1661 - 1733)1661 - 1733
NA8382Lister; Martin (1639 - 1712)1639 - 1712
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