Record

Reference numberRBO/3/63
Alternative reference numberRBO.3.206
LevelItem
Title'An Account Of some Mineral Observations about the Mines of Devon and Cornwall' brought in by Henry Oldenburg
Date1667
DescriptionSent to Oldenburg by Samuel Colepresse of Devon
How land is inspected if it is believed that there could be a mine beneath - the manner of mining ore - account of the tin kiln
For figure of mine see CLP/9i/14
Read at the Royal Society on 7 November 1667
LanguageEnglish
Extent18 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialPrinted in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 6, no 69, 2096
Related records in the catalogueCLP/9i/19
RBC/2/102
EL/C1/13
EL/C1/14
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