Reference numberEL/N1/32
TitleLetter, from Peter Nelson to Henry Oldenburg, dated at Durham
CreatorNelson; Peter (-1668); Durham schoolmaster; chemist
DateDecember 1670
DescriptionDiscussing subterraneous fumes from the ground in Durham; concerning the noise a river makes; considering the movement of tides; suggesting improvements to 'Philosophical Transactions'; concerning craftsmen of the area - Ralph Cole, his 'Art of Limming' and iron-, wood- and silverwork, Thomas Mossocke as watchmaker, Ralph Coats, a bowmaker; names some physicians, chemists
Place originDurham, County Durham, England
Origin coordinates54.77676, -1.57566
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Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, vol 7, p 324
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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