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Reference numberEL/O2/76
LevelItem
TitleHenry Oldenburg, dated at London, to Eramus Bartholin
CreatorOldenburg; Henry (1619-1677); German natural philosopher in England; scientific correspondent
Date21 February 1672
DescriptionThat Thomas Henshaw (1618-1700) would be a good person to ask about the activities of the Royal Society since he works in Denmark; lists recently published works by Fellows; wishes for Bartholin's opinion on Picard's work who has just published a book on the measurement of the earth; would also like Picard's observations at Uraniborg; wishes to know what Bartholin is working on and how far the edition of the works of Tycho Brahe has advanced; that the bearer of the letter would be able to recount Newton's method for shortening telescopes
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 8, p 548
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/eebd9c60-311d-432f-b6dd-8d599f369c3e
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