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Nature volume 113, page 769 (24 May 1924) | Download Citation



May 18, 1664. The Secretary produced a roll of some skins of parchment sent by Mr. Beal for the use of the society, made by one Matthew Wills of Yeovil, esteemed by many the best parchment-maker in England. This roll was accompanied with a description of the art of making parchment, together with the figures of the several tools used in this art. It was ordered, that the said description be read at the next meeting.

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