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Reference numberEL/O1/66
LevelItem
TitleHenry Oldenburg, dated at London, to Johannes Hevelius
CreatorOldenburg; Henry (1619-1677); German natural philosopher in England; scientific correspondent
Date11 May 1668
DescriptionTranscribes Robert Hooke's piece about telescopic sights (figure in text with method of adjusting the quadrant); that French philosophers are working on optics, laws of motion, discovering the exact measure of time, and anatomy; that the Italian philosophers have published their experiments through the Florentine academicians; concerning a new building for the Society
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 4, p 393
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/728b2be1-aaea-4341-9493-1d9a6d96338b
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
NA8253Hevelius; Johannes (1611 - 1687); astronomer1611 - 1687
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