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Reference numberEL/O1/12
LevelItem
TitleHenry Oldenburg, dated at London, to Johannes Hevelius
CreatorOldenburg; Henry (1619-1677); German natural philosopher in England; scientific correspondent
Date11 May 1664
DescriptionInforming Hevelius that he has been elected to the Fellowship; encouraging his work on cataloguing fixed stars; praises his 'Cometographia' which is in the press; concerning the predictions of mercury and the sun by Thomas Street and that the Society has commissioned observers in America to witness it; detailing Street's predictions of the transit of Mercury and asking Hevelius to check his work 'Mercurius in sole visus' about this
LanguageLatin
Extent4 sides
FormatManuscript
Place originLondon, England
Origin coordinates51.50853, -0.12574
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed and translated in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, vol 2, p 182
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/2afdd63c-e476-47a8-9839-642c9d3fd577
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
NA8253Hevelius; Johannes (1611 - 1687); astronomer1611 - 1687
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