Reference numberEL/B1/59
TitleLetter, from John Beale to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorBeale; John (1608-1683); Church of England clergyman; writer on agriculture and natural philosophy
Date28 July 1673
DescriptionConcerns sending Mr Strode of Maperton's (Somerset) new way of measuring a triangle whose sides are given in numbers without finding a perpendicular
The latter part of Strode's work is attached
Oldenburg endorsed this letter: 'The inclosed of Mr Strodes I sent back to him upon the desire of Dr Beale, after it was enter'd in our 6th Letter book, pag. 215'
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialCopied into LBO/6/214
Transcribed in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans A Rupert Hall and Marie Boas Hall, vol 10, pp 101-105
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA3355Beale; John (c1608 - c1683); clergyman and writerc1608 - c1683
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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