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Beale mentions that his father had a productive orchard in Herefordshire; that Beale had tried to grow vines but the weather was too wet and he turned his wine into cider and perry; discussing his wine palate
The letter is endorsed by Oldenburg: 'Mr Beale's Letter to mee Dec. 12. 1662'

Subject: Horticulture/ Viticulture

Reference number
EL/B1/16
Earliest possible date
12 December 1662
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

John Beale

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John Beale, Copy of a letter, from John Beale to Henry Oldenburg, 12 December 1662, EL/B1/16, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_b1_16/copy-of-a-letter-from-john-beale-to-henry-oldenburg, accessed on 24 July 2024

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