Record

Reference numberEL/H1/67
LevelItem
TitleChristian Huygens, dated at Paris, to Henry Oldenburg
Date30 October 1669
DescriptionRaises doubts about a paper on the flight of spiders for publication in 'Philosophical Transactions'; concern about 45-foot and 50-foot telescopes and that Campani's 15-foot telescope achieves good results; discusses his laws of motion and asks Neile to clarify his question on this topic; states that he will send a report about his marine clocks soon
Read to the Royal Society on 4 November 1669
LanguageFrench
Extent4 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed and translated in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', edited and translated by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, vol 6, p 289
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8062Huygens; Christian (1629 - 1695); natural philosopher1629 - 1695
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c 1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc 1619 - 1677
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