Reference numberEL/M1/63
TitleLetter, from Adam Martindale to Henry Oldenburg, dated at Rotherston in Cheshire
CreatorMartindale; Adam (1623-1686)
DateNovember 1670
DescriptionStates that a rock of natural salt has been found in Cheshire which produces 'vigorous sharpe brine', but is not near a source of water
Read to the Royal Society on November 1670
Place originRostherne, Cheshire, England
Origin coordinates53.34633, -2.386
Digital imagesView item on Science in the Making
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, vol 7, p 237
Partially printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 5, no 66, p 2015
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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