Reference numberEL/W3/145
TitleExtract of a letter, from George Wilkinson to the Royal Society
CreatorWilkinson; George (fl 1727)
DescriptionOriginal letter dated 25 June 1727

States that there are bees in Peru, Chili and Cuba; account of a drove of mules, which after being unburdened of its load, ran to the sea and drank sea water and ate the sand; note in another hand about mules found at the Mountain of Rock Salt in New Spain, Jamaica

Read to the Royal Society on 2 November 1727
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URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
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