Reference numberEL/N1/79
TitleCopy of a letter, from Henry Newton [to the Royal Society], dated at Florence
CreatorNewton; Sir; Henry (1650-1715); English diplomat; judge; envoy to the Duke of Tuscany
Date5 March 1709
DescriptionObservations of Florence in winter - about the buildings, bay, orange and lemon trees; about the sea frozen at Genoa
Read to the Royal Society 6 April 1709
Place originFlorence, Tuscany, Italy
Origin coordinates43.76667, 11.25
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Access statusOpen
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
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NA7738Newton; Sir; Henry (1651 - 1715)1651 - 1715
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