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Reference numberEL/H4/31
LevelItem
TitleTranslated extract from a letter of Francis Joseph Hunauld, dated at Paris, to Thomas Stack
CreatorHunauld; Francis Joseph (1701-1742)
Date1737
DescriptionOriginal letter was in French and dated 23 September 1737

States that the astronomers who went to the Northern Expedition have returned and have confirmed that the earth is flat at the poles; experiments with pigeons which have been bitten by vipers

Read to the Royal Society on 27 October 1737
LanguageEnglish
Extent2 sides
FormatManuscript
Place originParis, le-de-France, France
Origin coordinates48.85341, 2.3488
Access statusOpen
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/07e89f7a-ffab-46c7-8942-d35cd226a251
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA1112Hunauld; Francis Joseph (1701 - 1742)1701 - 1742
NA5443Stack; Thomas (- 1756) - 1756
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