Record

Reference numberPT/16/9
LevelItem
TitlePaper, 'On some fossil bones discovered in caverns in the limestone quarries of Oreston' by Joseph Whidbey in a letter to John Barrow
Date[1823]
DescriptionRefers to limestone caverns in Oreston, now a suburb of Plymouth. A portion of this paper was written by William Clift. The manuscript for Clift's section is found at PT/16/10. Illustrations for this paper have been separated from the manuscript and are found at PT/73/10/7-17.

Subject: Palaeontology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On some fossil bones discovered in caverns in the limestone quarries of Oreston. By Joseph Whidbey, Esq. F. R. S. in a letter addressed to John Barrow, Esq. F. R. S. to which is added, a description of the bones by Mr. William Clift, Conservator of the Museum of the College of Surgeons'.

Written by Whidbey at the Admiralty, London. Read 6 February 1823.

Abstract published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 2, 1833.
Extent6p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1815.0204
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1823.0011
Related records in the cataloguePT/16/10
PT/73/10/7
PT/73/10/8
PT/73/10/9
PT/73/10/10
PT/73/10/11
PT/73/10/12
PT/73/10/13
PT/73/10/14
PT/73/10/15
PT/73/10/16
PT/73/10/17
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA2833Whidbey; Joseph (1755 - 1833)1755 - 1833
NA2824Barrow; Sir; John (1764 - 1848)1764 - 1848
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