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Reference numberEL/H1/81
LevelItem
TitleChristian Huygens, dated at Paris, to Henry Oldenburg
Date30 January 1675
DescriptionConcerning Dr Coxe's views on chemistry printed in 'Philosophical Transactions'; looking forward to reading Boyle's new treatise on the hidden qualities of air; wishing to see Hooke's construction of his 'quert de cercle' (quadrant); wanting to know opinions about Leeuwenhoek's microscopical observations; states that he has invented a new clock and sends an anagram about this
Read to the Royal Society on 28 January 1675
LanguageFrench
Extent3 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialEL/H3/28 for extract of Huygens's letter about his circular pendulum
EL/H3/29-35 for letters from Constantin Huygens to Oldenburg
Transcribed and translated in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, vol 11, p 162
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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