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List of questions and answers concerning the salt-springs in Nantwich near Crewe (Cheshire) - details about the depth of the springs, location of hills and plants, how much salt from brine is produced, the procedure of producing salt

At end is an additional observation of the weight of brine written on 8 March 1669

Read to the Royal Society on 21 October 1669

Reference number
RBO/4/24
Earliest possible date
1669
Page extent
9 pages
Format
Manuscript

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'Queries concerning the Salt-Springs and Salt-work of Nantwich Recommended by Mr Oldenburg to Dr William Jackson, Physician at Nantwich', 1669, RBO/4/24, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rbo_4_24/queries-concerning-the-salt-springs-and-salt-work-of-nantwich-recommended-by-mr-oldenburg-to-dr-william-jackson-physician-at-nantwich, accessed on 13 July 2024

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