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Reference numberEL/OB/24
LevelItem
TitleHenry Oldenburg, dated at London, to Robert Boyle
CreatorOldenburg; Henry (1619-1677); German natural philosopher in England; scientific correspondent
Date17 November 1664
DescriptionPreparations for election day on 30 November; discussing respiration; concerning experiments to show refraction of liquids; concerning Brouncker's observations with barometers and about hot and cold; that Howard has found fat on the body of a man who has been dead for 30 years; concerning Thomas Millington and Walter Needham's experiments to continue the heart's pulse without using the lungs; that some merchants of the East Indian Company are ready to answer enquiries for the Society; the new correspondent in Paris has sent pamphlets and books on subjects of divinity and of philosophy
LanguageEnglish
Extent5 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 309
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/057a8b46-9838-4a6b-b46c-81cd10754d30
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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