Reference numberCLP/3i/46
TitleCyphers, two cyphers by Christian Huygens and Chr [Christpher] Wren
DescriptionPaper containing two cyphers, one by Christian Huygens containing an inversion, sent in a letter to the Royal Society on 6 February 1669 and shown to the Society on 21 February 1669. Wren's cypher was communicated the same day and ordered to be sent to Huygens.

Subject: Mathematics

Read to the Royal Society on 4 February 1669 [likely inaccurate given dating surrounding Huygens' cypher].
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueRBO/4/15
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8062Huygens; Christiaan (1629 - 1695); natural philosopher1629 - 1695
NA8299Wren; Sir; Christopher (1632 - 1723); architect, astronomer, and mathematician1632 - 1723
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