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Paper, 'An account of the husbandry used in some parts of Dorsetshire' by Robert Seymour

Reference number: CLP/10iii/10

Date: 1665

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Paper regarding husbandry in the part of Dorsetshire bordering Wiltshire. Seymour describes the soil, the types of crops that grow well in the soil, including corn, wheat, barley, and oats. He goes on to describe the cultivation of each crop.

Subject: Agriculture

Sent by John Beale to Dr [Henry] Oldenburg with note to this effect dated 19 April 1665.

Reference number
CLP/10iii/10
Earliest possible date
1665
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Ink on paper
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Paper, 'An account of the husbandry used in some parts of Dorsetshire' by Robert Seymour, 1665, CLP/10iii/10, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_10iii_10/paper-an-account-of-the-husbandry-used-in-some-parts-of-dorsetshire-by-robert-seymour, accessed on 25 July 2024

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