Reference numberEL/H1/39
TitleTranscription of a letter from Christian Huygens, dated at the Hague, to Robert Moray
DescriptionOriginal letter no longer exists but was dated 31 October 1664
Discussing the rise and fall of mercury, and Slusius of Liege's thermometer; doubts Campani's tool for grinding lenses, and asks about the production of large lenses; expects a parcel of glass from his father, that the Parisians are impressed with his father's microscope, and that his father was impressed with Campani's telescope
Extent3 sides
Access statusOpen
Related materialEnglish translation see EL/H1/38
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8062Huygens; Christian (1629 - 1695); natural philosopher1629 - 1695
NA8261Moray; Sir; Robert (1608 - 1673); army officer and politician1608 - 1673
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