Reference numberCLP/16/52
TitlePaper, regarding the city and university of Göttingen, Germany by Dr Hampe
DescriptionHampe presents details of Göttingen and 'the new university erected there', Georg August University of Göttingen, founded in 1734 by George II. He describes the location of Göttingen; its bordering states; the 'steeples, towers, town walls, great level and broad streets'; the 'wholesome' air, 'excellent' beer and 'fat and fertile' soil; and industry of the city.

Subject: History / Geography

Read to the Royal Society on 5 July 1739
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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