Reference numberEL/R1/10
TitleLetter, from John Ray [to the Royal Society]
CreatorRay; John (1627-1705); naturalist; theologian
DescriptionAccount of pismires (type of ant) staining flowers; experiments with spirit of salt and oil of sulphur on the colour of chicory flowers and other flowers; details of spider hanging on its thread
Note reads: ' This letter come inclosed in Mr Willughby's of 13 January 1671'
Read to the Royal Society on 19 January 1670
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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 384
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
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NA8403Ray; John (1627 - 1705)1627 - 1705
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