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'An account of the Sceleton [skeleton] of a Man the Bones of which were fill'd with Lead, extracted out of Mr Weaver's ancient funeral Monuments in Britain and the Isles adjacent...'

Reference number: RBO/14/98

Date: 1729

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From chapter entitled 'Of the Cure and Cost anciently used in the preserving whole and entire the Bodies of the Dead' published in London 1631, and from some letters from Edmund Waller, Fellow of St John's College Cambridge to Cromwell Mortimer
Read to the Royal Society on 5 February 1729

Reference number
RBO/14/98
Earliest possible date
1729
Page extent
6 pages
Format
Manuscript

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'An account of the Sceleton [skeleton] of a Man the Bones of which were fill'd with Lead, extracted out of Mr Weaver's ancient funeral Monuments in Britain and the Isles adjacent...', 1729, RBO/14/98, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rbo_14_98/an-account-of-the-sceleton-skeleton-of-a-man-the-bones-of-which-were-filld-with-lead-extracted-out-of-mr-weavers-ancient-funeral-monuments-in-britain-and-the-isles-adjacent, accessed on 28 May 2024

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