Reference numberEL/M1/102
TitleLetter, from Thomas Molyneux [to the Royal Society], dated at Leyden
CreatorMolyneux; Sir; Thomas (1661-1733); Irish physician; natural philosopher; first baronet
Date29 December 1684
DescriptionThat Molyneux will send a catalogue of natural curiosities preserved in balsam from the Professor of Botany, Herman in Leyden; will also send details about Dr Swammerdam's collection; informing that a treatise by de la Hire on conic sections has gone to press; concerning the large 'os frontis' in Leyden believed to belong to a man 11 or 12 feet tall (gives dimensions of bone)
Read to the Royal Society on 7 January 1685
Place originLeiden, South Holland, Netherlands
Origin coordinates52.15833, 4.49306
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Access statusOpen
Related materialPartially printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 15, no 168, p 880
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
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NA7851Molyneux; Sir; Thomas (1661 - 1733); physician and antiquarian1661 - 1733
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