||An Account of the Impreion of
the almot Entire Sceleton of a large Animal in a very hard
Stone, lately preented the Royal Society, from Nottinghamhire.
by Dr. William Stukely, M. D. and R. S. Soc.
an Account from my Friend, Robert Darwin, Eq; of Lincoln's
Inn, a Peron of Curioity, of an human Sceleton (as
it was then thought ) impres'd in Stone found lately at the
Rev. Mr. John South's, Rector of Elton near
Newark, Nottinghamhire, I was deirous of a Decription
of it, for the Entertainment of the ROYAL SOCIETY, and have at
length procured the Stone it elf for their Re-poitory,
where uch remarkable Appearances are bet preerv'd,
and deervedly valued. It cannot but be matter of Regret, that o
coniderable a Rarity, the like whereof has not been oberv'd
before in this Iland (to my knowledge) hould be maim'd
and imperfect, yet we may content our elves if enough be till
viible to favour a Conjecture of what it has been. The Stone
it elf is a blue Clay Stone, the ame as ( and
undoubtedly came from ) the neighbouring Quarries of Fulbcck,
or thereabouts, upon the Wetern Cliff of the long Tract of
Hills extending quite through the adjacent County of Lincoln.
It lay, time out of mind,