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Reference numberEL/W3/21
LevelItem
TitleJohn Winthrop, dated at Hartford, New England, to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorWinthrop; John (1606-1676); colonial governor and physician; governor of Connecticut
Date12 November 1668
DescriptionConcerning the non-delivery of letters to New England because of bad weather; concerning mines in North America and experiments in salt-works; concerning maize and a new way of making tar; discussing telescopes

Account of a fire at a farm-house at Farmington (plantation near Hartford in Connecticut) with discussion of the houses and thatch, and a discussion of seaweed as manure for apple trees. Account is inserted within this letter.
LanguageEnglish
Extent10 sides
FormatManuscript
Place originHartford, Connecticut, United States
Origin coordinates41.76371, -72.68509
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscription in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', edited and translated by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, volume 5, page 150
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/bf450626-7e4b-4115-a52b-1da4d4894d51
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