Record

Reference numberLBO/1/83
Alternative reference numberLBO/1/241
LevelFile
TitleCopy extract of a letter of Moray, to Robert Moray
Date1 February 1665
DescriptionLetter from Mr Moray, a Minister, at Ware River in Mockjack Bay in Virginia, who requests help in various matters, as he had been promised, including the best way of making common white salt, and how they make bay-salt at Rochel in France; discussing the planting of 10,000 mulbery trees in Virginia and about silk manufacture; that barley and rice-seed had been sown; about commodities in Virginia; that Muray hoped to send some sweet-scented tobacco

Original letter read to the Society on 28 March 1665
Extent2p
Access statusOpen
Related materialEL/M1/36a; JBO/2/244;
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8261Moray; Sir; Robert (1608 - 1673); army officer and politician1608 - 1673
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