Reference numberEL/P1/3
TitlePierre Petit, dated at Paris, to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorPetit; Pierre (1594-1677); engineer; physicist; astronomer; mathematician; instrument builder
Date12 October 1663
DescriptionWishing to know about Samuel Sorbiere's relations with the Society when he last visited London; concerning work on a machine to raise water and about a glass pump; concerning operations to remove bladder-stones
Read to the Royal Society on 21 October 1663
Extent2 sides
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed and translated in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, vol 2, p 115
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA4518Petit; Pierre (? 1594 - 1677)? 1594 - 1677
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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