Record

Reference numberEL/C1/8
LevelItem
TitleJoshua Childrey, dated at Upway near Weymouth, Dorset, to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorChildrey; Joshua (1625-1670); antiquary; astrologer
Date29 March 1670
DescriptionAutograph letter concerning a supposed shower of blood in Apsam in Devon; Childrey's reservations about Dr Wallis's paper on the tides of the sea; observations made about the shifting tides in the Thames
LanguageEnglish
Extent1 side
FormatManuscript
Place originUpwey, Dorset, England
Origin coordinates50.66031, -2.46824
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed in LBO/28/215
Transcribed in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall and Marie Boas Hall, vol 6, p 603
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/e26cd37a-efb3-484a-811c-4da4552d2c8b
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView



    CONTACT US

    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →

    SUBSCRIBE

    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView