Reference numberRBC/1/20
Alternative reference numberRBC.1.86
Title'A Relation concerning the making of Allum' by Daniel Colwall
Date27 September 1661
Description'Allum is made of a Stone digged out of a Mine, of a Sea-Weede, and of Urine; The Mine of stone is found in most of the Hills betweene Scarborough and the River of Tees in the County of Yorke, and also neare Preston in Lancashire'

That 'snake stones' were found with the stones that make alum
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueRBO/1/17
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8178Colwall; Daniel (- 1690); merchant and philanthropist - 1690
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