Reference numberEL/B1/126
TitleLetter, from Michael Behm to Johannes Hevelius, dated at Gedani [Gdansk, Poland]
CreatorBehm; Michael (1616-1677); Polish physician; magistrate
Date11 November 1667
DescriptionAutograph letter concerning Boyle's 'Colours' and 'Fluidity', wishing that more experiments were carried out on the nature of salts; discussing remedies for gout and arthritis, purifying the blood; discussion about the digestive tract

Read to the Royal Society on 5 December 1667 [Recieved by Henry Oldenburg in a packet of letters from Johannes Hevelius]
Place originGda?sk, Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland
Origin coordinates54.35205, 18.64637
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Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed and translated in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall and Marie Boas Hall, vol 3, p 572 (item 693d).
Related records in the catalogueLBO/2/25e
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8253Hevelius; Johannes (1611 - 1687); astronomer1611 - 1687
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