Reference numberMM/15/37
Title"A list of the items found in two boxes, presented to the Royal Society by Dr Short"
Date17th-18th century
Description"Dr Short" may perhaps be Dr Thomas Short, who corresponded with the Society in the eighteenth century.

The list of items are of a mineral or chemical nature (eg "A Lixivium of Alum after it's let into & mixed with the Alkalis of Urines and Kelp"..."Two of Whitby Snake Stones which calcined you will find their bed is only Limestone and the snake chiefly Sulphur with a little Limestone earth").
Extent8 sides
Access statusOpen
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