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Reference numberEL/O2/162
LevelItem
TitleLetter, from Henry Oldenburg to Erasmus Bartholin
CreatorOldenburg; Henry (1619-1677); German natural philosopher in England; scientific correspondent
Date6 March 1675
DescriptionThanks for Bartolin's letters; that the reply from the Bishop of Holar in Iceland had been read to the Society; since Icelanders appear to lack quicksilver, spirit of lead and other chemicals should be shipped to them so that the Society's experiments could be carried out there; that Flamsteed's observations of the lunar eclipse had been sent - wishes for Bartholin's observations in return
LanguageLatin
Extent2p
FormatManuscript
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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 12, p 209
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/718d63ca-069c-4615-8451-9410a741f625
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NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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