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Letter, from Joseph Walsh to Theodore de Vaux

Reference number: EL/W3/12

Date: 20 January 1668

Description

States that he has sent several types of clay to the Royal Society and gives an account of some of them; discussing 'bole armoniack', a red earth or clay, which Thomas Morris compounded; discussing a 'yellow oker' used for colouring leather
Read to the Royal Society on 6 February 1668

Reference number
EL/W3/12
Earliest possible date
20 January 1668
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Joseph Walsh

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Joseph Walsh, Letter, from Joseph Walsh to Theodore de Vaux, 20 January 1668, EL/W3/12, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_w3_12/letter-from-joseph-walsh-to-theodore-de-vaux, accessed on 23 July 2024

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