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Reference numberEL/M1/31
LevelItem
TitlePartial translation of a letter from Monsieur Monconys, dated at Paris, to Robert Moray
Date1664
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
LanguageEnglish
Extent4 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialOriginal is EL/M1/30
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8261Moray; Sir; Robert (1608 - 1673); army officer and politician1608 - 1673
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