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Reference numberEL/A/21
LevelItem
TitleLetter, from Adrian Auzout to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorAuzout; Adrien (1622-1691); French astronomer; mathematician
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 (unidientified in letter)
Some discussion of an hermaphrodite, a report about which had been published in 'Philosophical Transactions', number 32, pages 624-625
LanguageFrench
Extent3 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialCopied into LBO/27/72
Transcribed and translated in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, vol 4, pp 226-229
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/c32f7e23-4f7e-413d-9219-0886004e562b
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA2328Auzout; Adrian (1622 - 1691); physician and astronomer1622 - 1691
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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