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Reference numberEL/M1/56
LevelItem
TitleMonsieur de Martel, dated at Montauban, to Henry Oldenburg
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
LanguageFrench
Extent7 sides
FormatManuscript
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
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c 1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc 1619 - 1677
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