Reference numberEL/M1/42
TitleLetter, from John Muralt to Henry Oldenburg, dated at Zurich
CreatorMuralt; Johann von (1645-1733); physician; professor of medicine and mathematics, Zurich
Date20 December 1676
DescriptionDetails about crystal-producing mountains in Switzerland with transcribed extracts of letters from Dr Wepfer and from a physician in Graubundten; gives details about plants and butter found there; concerning Muralt's plans to investigate blood circulation; that books on chyle and milk and lymph and saliva have been obtained
Read to the Royal Society on 18 January 1676
Place originZrich, Zrich Canton, (Swiss Confederation) Switzerland
Origin coordinates47.36667, 8.55
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Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed and translated in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, vol 13, p 156
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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