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Reference numberEL/B1/82
LevelItem
TitleRobert Boyle to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorBoyle; Robert (1627-1691); natural philosopher
DateNovember 1664
DescriptionAutograph letter describing Siamese twins from Fisherton near Salisbury, Wiltshire, and a figure of them is attached
Read to the Royal Society on 2 November 1664
LanguageEnglish
Extent3 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialCopied into LBO/28/8; LBC/28/8
Transcribed in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall and Marie Boas Hall, vol 2, p 277
B&W negative of figure, Box N101, IM/005313
Related records in the catalogueCLP/13/2
IM/005313
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/248787c2-b72c-4db0-a77b-823beac80b23
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8137Boyle; Robert (1627 - 1691); natural philosopher and chemist1627 - 1691
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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