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Reference numberEL/A/41
LevelItem
TitleLetter, from St George Ashe to Edmond Halley, dated at Vienna
Date19 July 1691
DescriptionConcerning the cartography of Austria and the work of Count Lewis Ferdinand Marsigh of Bologna in this area
Ashe suggests that Marsigh should become a Fellow of the Royal Society
Ashe also gives details of an experiment of transmuting brass into gold by Weneslaus de Reinberg in 1677

Subject: Cartography/ Alchemy

Read to the Royal Society on 23 September 1694
LanguageEnglish
Extent4 sides
FormatManuscript
Place originVienna, Wien, (Austrian Imperial Circle) Austria, (Holy Roman Empire)
Origin coordinates48.20849, 16.37208
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueLBO/11A/64
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/0698526e-0001-4113-ab5d-8e69e41de7b6
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA5799Ashe; St George (? 1658 - 1718); Bishop of Derry1658 - 1718
NA8423Halley; Edmond (1656 - 1742); astronomer1656 - 1742
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