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Reference numberEL/O2/156
LevelItem
TitleHenry Oldenburg, dated at London, to Renatus Slusius
CreatorOldenburg; Henry (1619-1677); German natural philosopher in England; scientific correspondent
Date17 May 1675
DescriptionWishes to know who should be entrusted with the original diploma of election to guarantee delivery of it to Slusius; that Boyle had published his 'Tracts about hidden qualities of the air'; that Wallis had published a dissertation on the gravity of fluids; that Malpighi's treatise had arrived which was illustrated with 54 phytological plates and instructed the Society to publish it; details a mathematical problem sent by Davenant
LanguageLatin
Extent2 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 11, p 312.
See MS/103 for Malpighi's treatise
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/682d0773-bc5f-4093-9d8a-4b15e5b1e666
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
NA5659Slusius; Renatus Franciscus (1622 - 1685)1622 - 1685
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