Reference numberEL/H3/23
TitleLetter, from Luke Hodgson to Henry Oldenburg, dated at Newcastle
CreatorHodgson; Luke (1646-); Quaker; physician
Date15 May 1676
DescriptionAnswers to questions set by Robert Boyle about smouldering coalpits near Newcastle and then compares it to Mount Etna; sends a box of the different salts found in the coalpit
Account of the 'spirit of sugar'
Read to the Royal Society on 2 November 1676
Place originNewcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England
Origin coordinates54.97328, -1.61396
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Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall and Marie Boas Hall, vol 12, p 288
Partially printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 11, no 130, p 762
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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