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Reference numberEL/OB/44
LevelItem
TitleHenry Oldenburg, dated at London, to Robert Boyle
CreatorOldenburg; Henry (1619-1677); German natural philosopher in England; scientific correspondent
Date30 December 1665
DescriptionConcerning the printing of 'Philosophical Transactions'; concerns Auzout's animadversions to Hevelius' 'Prodromus'; concerning M de Son's watch with a slender spring instead of a pendulum; concerning difference of opinion between Duke of Albemarle and the Dutch Ambassador about going to sea; concerning the discovery of a northwest passage by two Englishmen and one Frenchman; postscript has a sequel to John Beale's barometrical notes
LanguageEnglish
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 652
Beale's notes partially printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 1, no 9, p 154
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/88880947-a28b-47dc-aacb-a991686387bd
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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