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Reference numberEL/OB/77
LevelItem
TitleHenry Oldenburg, dated at London, to Robert Boyle
CreatorOldenburg; Henry (1619-1677); German natural philosopher in England; scientific correspondent
Date14 January 1667
DescriptionStates that Hooke's account about measuring air pressure at sea is attached (see EL/OB/76); concerning Willis's powders from Bristol which can make 'Spaw-water'; concerning Merret's paper entitled 'Simple extract of St Vincent's water' made with vitriolate juice; transcribing part of Michael Behm's letter (in Latin) about his views on Boyle's works on colour and fluidity (see EL/B1/126 for original); concerns printing Boyle's 'Hydrostatical paradoxes'; concerns establishing a residence for the Society - appointing a Committee of Beggars and wishing Robert Moray to canvass in Scotland
LanguageLatin
English
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 4, p 109
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/0b33792d-d1b1-4555-8d26-2c044c36549f
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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