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Reference numberEL/B1/87
LevelItem
TitleRobert Boyle to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorBoyle; Robert (1627-1691); natural philosopher
Date6 August 1665
DescriptionAutograph letter with views about the Parliament of Paris which tried to resist the king; concerning wood that was preserved in sandy soil without water; concerning experiments with 'oil of tobacco'; concerning manuscripts for publication
Colonel Gratrix's account of curing diseases by stroking is attached
LanguageEnglish
Extent3 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialPart copied into LBO/28/24
Transcribed in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall and Marie Boas Hall, vol 2, pp 453-455
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/b090ee7d-e776-49bf-b8ab-65552cac57de
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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