Reference numberEL/B2/19
TitleLetter, from Erasmus Bartholin to Henry Oldenburg, dated at Copenhagen
CreatorBartholin; Erasmus (1625-1698); Danish mathematician
Date22 December 1675
DescriptionAutograph letter enclosing answers, provided by the Bishop of Iceland, to certain questions about Iceland which had been sent in a previous letter
A list of 27 answers is attached
Matters range from geography, geology, meteorology, horticulture and the husbandry of Iceland
Read to the Royal Society on 24 February 1675
Place originCopenhagen, Capital Region, Denmark
Origin coordinates55.67594, 12.56553
Digital imagesView item on Science in the Making
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed in LBO/7/182
Transcribed and translated in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', edited and translated by A Rupert Hall and Marie Boas Hall, vol 12, p 103
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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