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Reference numberEL/O2/115
LevelItem
TitleLetter, from Henry Oldenburg to John Borelli, dated at London
CreatorOldenburg; Henry (1619-1677); German natural philosopher in England; scientific correspondent
Date7 June 1673
DescriptionGlad that books for Borelli had arrived in Rome; congratulates him for completing his book on the movement of animals which had gone to press; concerning Mariotte's treatise on the impact of bodies; that Monsieur St Hilaire at Paris can determine the point of section by a magnet; that Cassini had discovered two planets around Saturn; concerning Boyle's work which had gone to press; wishes to know about the eruption of Mount Etna
LanguageFrench
Extent2p
FormatManuscript
Place originLondon, England
Origin coordinates51.50853, -0.12574
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Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed and translated in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, vol 10, p 9
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/f527b92f-d5b7-4cc4-9036-db5d11dc88e1
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NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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