Record

Reference numberEL/I1/75
LevelItem
TitleHenry Justel to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorJustel; Henri (1620-1693); librarian; juror; bibliophile; scholar
Date6 March 1675
DescriptionDetails of the watch which Huygens believes he invented, although this is contested by a clockmaker (mentioned in EL/I1/72); stating that a Jesuit is about to write an account of his observations of Cayenne; questioning the hardness of steel south of the equator; enquiry about whether Japanese narcissus flowers annually in England; concerning political events in Europe; states that he presenting some manuscripts to Oxford university; discussing the work of antiquarians
LanguageFrench
Extent4 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed and translated in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, vol 11, p 203
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/9c463a53-2bc4-4ac3-b3f9-dbb7bd799c4e
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA6104Justel; Henry (1620 - ? 1693); Royal Librarian1620 - ? 1693
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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