Reference numberRBO/6/3
Alternative reference numberRBO.6.29
TitleSeveral observations of salty water by Martin Lister
Date16 January 1683
Description'Certain observations of the Midland Salt springs of Worcestershire Staffordshire and Cheshire
Of the crude Salt which grows from the stone powder dejected by the said Beines in boyling: of the specific difference betwixt Sea Salt & Common Salt
A Way (which seems to be the true methode of Nature) of distilling sweet and fresh water from sea Water by the breath of Sea Plants growing in it
That this breath probable is the material Cause of the Trade or Tropic Winds'
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Related materialPrinted in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 14, no 156, p 489
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NA8382Lister; Martin (1639 - 1712); physician and naturalist1639 - 1712
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