Reference numberEL/O1/30
TitleLetter, from Henry Oldenburg to Henry Howard
CreatorOldenburg; Henry (1619-1677); German natural philosopher in England; scientific correspondent
Date27 July 1666
DescriptionWishes to have correspondents in the major cities in Italy and suggests a number of possible names; enquiry about whether there is a person who knows about the Roman way of plastering and the creation of tools to cut porphry; wishes to understand the preparation of a certain artificial marble used at the Elector of Bavaria's palace at Munich; wishes for a specimen of mineral salt from the mines of Calabria
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NotesThere is no item EL/O1/31, the next item in this volume is EL/O1/32
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, vol 3, p 200
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7982Howard; Henry (1628 - 1684); 6th Duke of Norfolk; nobleman1628 - 1684
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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