Reference numberEL/M1/66
TitleLetter, from Adam Martindale to Henry Oldenburg, dated at Rotheston in Cheshire
CreatorMartindale; Adam (1623-1686)
Date7 January 1670
DescriptionFurther account of the salt-works in Cheshire; outlines some experiments with observations of the salt; that the trials recommended were not feasible and gives reasons; will send an account about a newly found petrifying well in Lancashire when there are more details
Read to the Royal Society on 26 January 1670
Place originRostherne, Cheshire, England
Origin coordinates53.34633, -2.386
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Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, vol 7, p 348
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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