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Reference numberRBO/15/37
Alternative reference numberRBO.15.226
LevelItem
Title'An account of Mr Mark Catesby's Essay towards the natural history of Carolina and the Bahama Islands' by Cromwell Mortimer
Date1730
Description'Our Author proposes in this work to give the figures of the Birds, Beasts, fishes, Serpents, Insects and Plants the greatest part whereof have never been described by any Author or no good figures given of them'
Also gives observations of the air, soil and water, agriculture, grain, pulse, roots with a map
Lists 59 animals and plants as an example
Read to the Royal Society on 17 December 1730
LanguageEnglish
Extent9 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialRoyal Society Library holds a copy of this work
Related records in the catalogueRBO/16/34
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA6784Catesby; Mark (1683 - 1749)1683 - 1749
NA8055Mortimer; Cromwell (c 1699 - 1752)c 1699 - 1752
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