Reference numberEL/H1/114
TitleJean Baptiste du Hamel, dated at Paris, to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorDu Hamel; Jean Baptiste (1624-1706); French astronomer; natural philosopher; physicist; cleric; first secretary of the Academie Royale des Sciences; Prior of St Lambert
Date24 June 1673
DescriptionConcerning Boyle's book of new experiments; concerning the character of Bienaise, who has developed a method for joining severed tendons, although other physicians claim to have this secret; concerning styptic fluid; outlining an experiment by Duverney to staunch blood with Hungarian vitriol and sal ammoniac; discussing several books
Extent3 sides
Origin coordinates48.85341, 2.3488
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed and translated in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, vol 10, p 21
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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