Reference numberEL/H1/66
TitleChristian Huygens, dated at Paris, to Henry Oldenburg
Date4 September 1669
DescriptionReiterates his enquiry about Hooke's idea for applying a lodestone to a spring clock because he feels that his previous letter has been mislaid; encloses anagrams of his work which he wants deposited with the Society (see CLP/3i/56); states that the trials for determining longitude with his marine clocks have been successful
Read to the Royal Society on 21 October 1669
Extent3 sides
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed and translated in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, vol 6, p 211
EL/H1/60 and EL/H1/62 for further information about encoding letters
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8062Huygens; Christian (1629 - 1695); natural philosopher1629 - 1695
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c 1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc 1619 - 1677
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