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Letter, from Robert Wittie to Henry Oldenburg, dated at York

Reference number: EL/W3/47

Date: 04 July 1670

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Concerning the black sediment produced from the crystallisation of water from the spa in Scarborough; states that he will speak about a petrified well at Knaresborough called the 'dropping well'
Read to the Royal Society on 21 July 1670

Reference number
EL/W3/47
Earliest possible date
04 July 1670
Page extent
1 page
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Robert Wittie

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Robert Wittie, Letter, from Robert Wittie to Henry Oldenburg, dated at York, 04 July 1670, EL/W3/47, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_w3_47/letter-from-robert-wittie-to-henry-oldenburg-dated-at-york, accessed on 22 July 2024

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