Reference numberEL/C1/88
TitleGeorge Cotton, dated at Rome, to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorCotton; George (1636-1697); English Jesuit
Date31 August 1669
DescriptionAutograph letter
Cotton recommends an instrument which can measure liquids and encloses a paper by Gottignies ('Nuova Bilancia de'Liquidi del Signor Fabritio Guastaferri') concerning the gravity of liquors which he wishes Dr Downes to read
Extent1 side and 3 pp
FormatManuscript and Printed
Place originRome, Latium, Italy
Origin coordinates41.89193, 12.51133
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed in LBO/28/378
Transcribed in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall and Marie Boas Hall, vol 6, p 205
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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