Reference numberEL/N1/27
TitleLetter, from Richard Norwood to Henry Oldenburg, dated at Sommers Island
CreatorNorwood; Richard (1590-1675); English mathematician; diver; surveyor
Date16 July 1668
DescriptionConcerning work on lenses for telescopes; suggesting correspondence with Richard Stafford and Francis Lovelace, governor of New York; details about establishing a school in Bermuda and asks for help to keep it going
Read to the Royal Society on 12 November 1668
Place originBermuda
Origin coordinates32.33333, -64.75
Digital imagesView item on Science in the Making
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, vol 4, p 547
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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