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Letter, from William Oakes to John Beale

Reference number: EL/B1/47

Date: 13 October 1664


Autograph letter concerning husbandry practices in Somerset, particularly about growing wheat, and about maintaining meadows and pastures
Beale has added a note for Henry Oldenburg stating that Oakes's letter compares husbandry in Somerset with Dr Smith's account

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13 October 1664
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
2 pages

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Letter, from William Oakes to John Beale, 13 October 1664, EL/B1/47, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 24 July 2024

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