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Reference numberEL/H3/16
LevelItem
TitleThomas Henshaw, dated at Copenhagen, to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorHenshaw; Thomas (1618-1700); alchemist; writer
Date9 December 1672
DescriptionConcerning questions about the Faroes and states that Erasmus Bartholin will be sending a research assistant to Trondheim to carry out experiments; discussing books and journals; concerning the meteorological observations of Bartholin; concerning 'sea unicorns' (narwhal - Arctic white whale with a long tooth); concerning Icelandic crystal; concerning leaves of 'Alga Saccharifera' of Iceland
LanguageEnglish
Extent3 sides
FormatManuscript
Place originCopenhagen, Capital Region, Denmark
Origin coordinates55.67594, 12.56553
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall and Marie Boas Hall, vol 10, p 374
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/5415d022-1197-464f-a71b-826ae53f298b
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CodeNameDates
NA8237Henshaw; Thomas (1618 - 1700); alchemist and writer1618 - 1700
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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