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Reference numberEL/O2/59
LevelItem
TitleLetter, from Henry Oldenburg to Martin Fogel, dated at London
CreatorOldenburg; Henry (1619-1677); German natural philosopher in England; scientific correspondent
Date14 November 1671
DescriptionThanks for the account by Sivers of observations of sunspots; encourages more correspondence, particularly detailing lines of enquiry for observing the Harz mountains; concerning the astronomical correspondence which have been received from Cassini, Boulliaud, Huygens and Hevelius; wishes for a copy of a biography of Galileo and that he will send it to Fogel in due course; concerning his enquiry about Pocock's work on coffee and whether he knows anything about frankincense tree and myrrh; concerning the enquiry about bdellium
LanguageLatin
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 8, p 356
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/e51410c2-48b0-45a0-bc73-3d36579769df
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NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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