Reference numberRBC/2/53
Alternative reference numberRBC/2/163
Title'The Art of making Parchment, Vellam, Glue etc' from John Beale
DescriptionAccount of how Matthew Wills of Yeovil makes parchment and vellum (which Beale believes is the best in England at 5 shillings a roll). He choses calf skin for vellum and skins of ewes or rams, rather than wethers, for parchment

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Read to the Royal Society on 25 May 1664
Extent6 sides
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueCLP/3i/18
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7771Beale; John (- 1724) - 1724
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