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Letter, from William Oakes to John Beale

Reference number: EL/B1/46

Date: 29 April 1664

Description

Oakes's letter concerns a description of a well discovered near Stratton in Cornwall and he remembers an article about another well in 'Phil Trans' found by a man called Gilbert
Beale has written on this letter about Oakes's character and then continues with information about husbandry, which he then sends to Henry Oldenburg

Reference number
EL/B1/46
Earliest possible date
29 April 1664
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter, from William Oakes to John Beale, 29 April 1664, EL/B1/46, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_b1_46/letter-from-william-oakes-to-john-beale, accessed on 20 July 2024

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