Reference numberEL/A/21
TitleLetter, from Adrian Auzout to Henry Oldenburg
Date17 March 1668
DescriptionInforming Henry Oldenburg that M de la Voye was on board M de Beaumort's flagship with Mr Huygen's pendulums and was awaiting news about how they worked
There are also details about a French foot measure which Auzout sent to a person (unidentified in letter)
Some discussion of an hermaphrodite, a report about which had been published in 'Philosophical Transactions', number 32, pages 624-625

Subject: Physics; Physiology
Extent3 sides
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed and translated in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, vol 4, pp 226-229
Related records in the catalogue LBO/27/10
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA2328Auzout; Adrian (1622 - 1691); physician and astronomer1622 - 1691
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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