Record

Reference numberEL/M1/30
LevelItem
TitleMonsieur Monconys, dated at Paris, to Robert Moray
DateAugust 1664
DescriptionDetails of Monsieur Monconys's travels to Germany and Italy: concerning Gene's experiments to show the electric force of the air; concerning Gene's thermometer; concerning experiments with gold; details of a child who cannot read or write but can answer difficult questions of arithmetic; that Monconys had seen the bones and teeth of an elephant of Hannibal and about flint and black coral in Italy
LanguageFrench
Extent5 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialFor English translation see EL/M1/31
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8261Moray; Sir; Robert (1608 - 1673); army officer and politician1608 - 1673
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