Record

Reference numberRBO/4/59
Alternative reference numberRBO.4.300
LevelItem
Title'A Discourse made by Sir Robert Southwell ... about water'
Date1675
DescriptionDiscusses the qualities of water - density, fluidity, elasticity; about tides, seas and rivers (discusses Britain's conquest of the seas); about shipping and trade; concerning land floods; about the Mediterranean sea; about the salt in sea water; about tides and currents

Read at the Royal Society on 8 April 1675
LanguageEnglish
Extent24 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8282Southwell; Sir; Robert (1635 - 1702); diplomat and government official1635 - 1702
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