Reference numberEL/B1/128
TitleLetter, from Johann Christoph Beckman to Henry Oldenburg, dated at Frankfurt
CreatorBeckman; Johann Christoph (1641-1717)
Date10 November 1667
DescriptionAutograph letter concerning observations of 'osteocolla' (deposit of calcium carbonate encrusted to roots and stems of plants); concerning observations about manna-grass
Beckman travelled in Europe and lectured in Greek and history
Translated in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 3, no 39, pp 771-74
Place originFrankfurt (Oder), Brandenburg, Germany
Origin coordinates52.34714, 14.55062
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1668.0039
Transcribed and translated in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall and Marie Boas Hall, vol 3, p 581
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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