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Reference numberEL/D1/60
LevelItem
TitleWilliam Derham, dated at Upminster, Essex, to Richard Waller
CreatorDerham; William (1657-1735); Church of England clergyman; natural philosopher; canon of Windsor
Date30 November 1713
DescriptionDerham informs the Royal Society that Monsieur de la Hire has wrongly attributed Monsieur Picard, instead of Mr Gascoigne, of first applying telescopic sights to mathematical instruments in his article. He says that he will send on Gascoigne's papers so that they can be published in 'Philosophical Transactions'.
LanguageEnglish
Extent2 sides
FormatManuscript
Place originUpminster, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Origin coordinates51.55594, 0.2556
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed in LBO/15/35
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/274fd2f2-7f7c-4b29-97bd-d7f0e4e08b67
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA6739Waller; Richard (c 1646 - ? 1715)c 1646 - ? 1715
NA6239Derham; William (1657 - 1735); naturalist1657 - 1735
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