Reference numberEL/M1/56
TitleLetter, from Monsieur de Martel to Henry Oldenburg, dated at Montauban
CreatorMartel; Jean Pierre (fl 1660-1670); Protestant physician
Date4 December 1669
DescriptionHopes that Robert Boyle will be rewarded for his work on nature and wants to be kept informed for his publications; wishes to know if Sylvius has published his method of medicine; discussing work about diseases, old age and death - how wine can fortify the blood; concerning new canals in France; how Muscadin wine is made; account of the coast between Beziers to Narbonne; details about a human heart which was congealed; wishes to know about methods to soften horns to make lanterns and about assaying and smelting minerals
Place originMontauban, Occitanie, France
Origin coordinates44.01667, 1.35
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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 6, p 325
English translation printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 1, no 58, p 1179
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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