Reference numberEL/C1/33
TitlePartial translation of a letter from William Curtius to Theodore Haak
CreatorCurtius; Sir; William (1599-1678); first Baronet of Curtius; resident diplomat to the Holy Roman Empire
Date30 August 1667
DescriptionCurtius discusses the properties of mastiyck or frankincense made by ants, and sends a sample
Read to the Royal Society on 8 October 1667
Extent2 sides
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed in RBO.3.198
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA966Curtius; Sir; William (c1599 - 1678); diplomatc1599 - 1678
NA5919Haak; Theodore (1605 - 1690); translator and natural philosopher1605 - 1690
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