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Reference numberEL/OB/91
LevelItem
TitleHenry Oldenburg to Robert Boyle
CreatorOldenburg; Henry (1619-1677); German natural philosopher in England; scientific correspondent
Date14 April 1668
DescriptionLists fossils found in Liege; that Dr Needham's letter suggests many good experiments and wants to invite him to the Society; that Boyle's experiments on respiration would be of interest to the Society; that Boyle's experiments on light in shining wood and fish have been featured in the French philosophical journal; Cassini's account of the comet (in Latin); that a stone, over four pounds in weight, had been taken from of a horse
LanguageLatin
English
Extent3 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, vol 4, p 318
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/125150b5-4df5-4304-9402-525bdeb6c561
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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