Record

Reference numberEL/H3/38
LevelItem
TitleEdmond Halley, dated at Oxford, to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorHalley; Edmond (1656-1742); English astronomer
Date8 July 1676
DescriptionConcerning an article for publication in 'Philosophical Transactions'; concerning errors in Seth Ward's geometical theory; asking if a catalogue of the southern stars has been completed, if not, he suggests going to St Helena himself to carry it out; gives some astronomical observations
Letter is incomplete - see 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg' by Hall and Hall for full transcription
LanguageEnglish
Extent2 sides
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionAttached to the back of EL/H3/37
Place originOxford, Oxfordshire, England
Origin coordinates51.75222, -1.25596
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall and Marie Boas Hall, vol 12, p 367
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/af1bb5a2-e632-4a46-99a5-755d14d74733
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8423Halley; Edmond (1656 - ? 1742); astronomer1656 - ? 1742
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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