Record

Reference numberEL/C1/114
LevelItem
TitleGeorge Croke, dated at Waterstoke, to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorCroke; Sir; George (-1680)
Date27 February 1673
DescriptionAutograph letter
Croke discusses different types of telescopes saying that he would prefer a shorter telescope to the one sent by Oldenburg
LanguageEnglish
Extent1 side
FormatManuscript
Place originWaterstock, Oxfordshire, England
Origin coordinates51.74674, -1.07764
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed in LBO/28/422
Transcribed in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall and Marie Boas Hall, vol 10, p 484
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/270a856b-5ea2-446c-9d9b-788e613fae83
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
NA2946Croke; Sir; George (- 1680) - 1680
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