Reference numberEL/C1/90
Titlede Cocherel, dated at Rouen, to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorDe Cocherel (fl 1669-1673)
Date22 April 1669
DescriptionAutograph letter
De Cocherel provides information about a person who has increased the firing range of a cannon and about a person's theory for determining longitude by astronomical observations. De Cocherel asks if the Royal Society is willing to purchase either of these ideas. He also asks for a map of Jamaica
Oldenburg has written a note on the back of the letter about sea-thrushes and sea-larks found between Ireland and Scotland
Extent4 sides
Place originRouen, Normandy, France
Origin coordinates49.44313, 1.09932
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed in LBO/28/369
Transcribed and translated in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall and Marie Boas Hall, vol 5, p 484
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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