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Reference numberEL/H1/68
LevelItem
TitleChristian Huygens, dated at Paris, to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorHuygens; Christiaan (1629-1695); Dutch physicist; mathematician; astonomer
Date22 January 1670
DescriptionDiscussing Mr Barrow's treatise on dioptrics; wishes to have a sample of Lambeth glass sent to him; discussing Wren's machine for grinding lenses; discussing trials of his marine clocks for determining longitude
Read to the Royal Society on 20 January 1670
LanguageFrench
Extent4 sides
FormatManuscript
Place originParis, le-de-France, France
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 6, p 423
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/32f3a187-7b85-490f-8e2c-2dd409d50ce5
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8062Huygens; Christiaan (1629 - 1695); natural philosopher1629 - 1695
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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