Reference numberEL/M1/36a
TitleLetter, from Mr Muray to Robert Moray, dated at Mockjack Bay in Virginia
CreatorMuray (fl 1665-1668)
DescriptionWishes to know the best recipe for making 'common white salt' and how bay salt at Rochel in France is made; discussing the planting of 10,000 mulbery trees in Virginia and about silk manufacture; that barley and rice-seed had been sown; about commodities in Virginia; that Muray hoped to send some sweet-scented tobacco
Read to the Royal Society on 28 March 1666
Place originMobjack Bay, Virginia, United States of America
Origin coordinates37.28347, -76.29966
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Access statusOpen
Related materialJBO/2/244
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8261Moray; Sir; Robert (1608 - 1673); army officer and politician1608 - 1673
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