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Letter, from William Oakes to John Beale

Reference number: EL/B1/46

Date: 29 April 1664


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

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29 April 1664
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Ink on paper
Page extent
3 pages

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Letter, from William Oakes to John Beale, 29 April 1664, EL/B1/46, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 20 July 2024

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