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Reference numberEL/OB/11
LevelItem
TitleHenry Oldenburg, dated at London, to Robert Boyle
CreatorOldenburg; Henry (1619-1677); German natural philosopher in England; scientific correspondent
Date1 September 1664
DescriptionConcerning political events in Europe; states that merchants have found the North-East passage to China; concerning the East Indian company; details of experiments at Gresham college - finding velocity of a bullet and time of falling bodies in water; that experiments about falling bodies were carried out at St Paul's; concerning Zulichem's system of Saturn confirmed with good glasses and about his new pendulum for longitude; about the post-chariot which will travel from Paris to Bordeaux in 4.5 days; list of enquiries concerning meadows and arable in England by the Committee of Agriculture
LanguageFrench
English
Extent7 sides
FormatManuscript
Place originLondon, England
Origin coordinates51.50853, -0.12574
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, vol 2, p 222
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/33c04db9-669f-41d4-8e8d-ebe87ea29b3b
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
NA8137Boyle; Robert (1627 - 1691); natural philosopher and chemist1627 - 1691
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