Record

Reference numberEL/M1/17
LevelItem
TitleRobert Moray to Henry Oldenburg
Date29 October 1665
DescriptionReferring to de Son's parabolic lenses; wishing for a reduction in the numbers who are ill with plague; that Hevelius's 'Prodromus' had not been delivered yet; that Brouncker could not comment on the dispute between Auzout and Hooke without seeing their letters

Moray adds a note, dated 30 October, stating that he has read a proof of Wallis's work and about printing other copies
LanguageEnglish
Extent3 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, vol 2, p 582
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8261Moray; Sir; Robert (1608 - 1673); army officer and politician1608 - 1673
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c 1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc 1619 - 1677
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView



    CONTACT US

    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →

    SUBSCRIBE

    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView