Reference numberCLP/4i/41
TitleLetters, regarding Cartesian model of tides from various correspondents
Date[17th Century]
DescriptionExtracts from several letters regarding the Cartesian model of tides:

Extracts include:
- A letter from F Capelet to L'Abbe [Pierre?] Bourdelot, arguing that Rene Descartes' theory regarding the ebb and flow of tides is false
- A letter from [Claude?] Gadrois to de la Grange regarding Capelet's theory
- A letter from Gadrois to de la Grange dated 1677 regarding Descartes' theory
- A letter from Hebert to de Bisseul regarding the theories of Gadrois, Capelet, and Descartes concerning tides.

Subject: Oceanography / Mathematics
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
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