Reference numberEL/M1/31
TitleTranslated extract of a letter, from Monsieur [Balthazar de] Monconys to Robert Moray, dated at Paris
CreatorMonconys; Balthazar de (1611-1665)
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

On the last page are details about a new ship
Place originParis, le-de-France, France
Origin coordinates48.85341, 2.3488
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Access statusOpen
Related materialOriginal is EL/M1/30
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8261Moray; Sir; Robert (1608 - 1673); army officer and politician1608 - 1673
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