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Paper, 'About agriculture' by John Beale

Reference number: EL/B1/43

Date: 27 January 1664

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This is the second instalment on the theme of agriculture. Beale states that agriculture could be helped through correspondence; that good husbandry practices should be exchanged and gives examples from Barbados and England; discusses ploughs and different foodstuffs. Beale summarises his argument at the end of the paper

Reference number
EL/B1/43
Earliest possible date
27 January 1664
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Ink on paper
Page extent
12 pages
Format
Manuscript

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John Beale

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John Beale, Paper, 'About agriculture' by John Beale, 27 January 1664, EL/B1/43, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_b1_43/paper-about-agriculture-by-john-beale, accessed on 25 February 2024

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