Record

Reference numberEL/G1/20
LevelItem
TitleJoseph Glanvill, dated at Froome, to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorGlanvill; Joseph; Rector of the Abbey Church, Bath; philosopher
Date31 January 1670
DescriptionStating that the woman who had a tumour which produced lots of stones has died (see EL/G1/19 for other information about her); stating that Mr Paschall is investigating the cause of motion of underground water and recounts his observations of a well in Somerset, called the Holy Well; concerning Mr Foster's papers
LanguageEnglish
Extent4 sides
FormatManuscript
Place originFrome, Somerset, England
Origin coordinates51.22834, -2.32211
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall and Marie Boas Hall, vol 6, p 455
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/9e0018f7-8599-4891-9fd2-90e9a31b40e8
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
NA8231Glanvill; Joseph (1636 - 1680); clergyman1636 - 1680
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