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Reference numberEL/P1/7
LevelItem
TitleTranslation of letter from Pierre Petit, dated at Paris, to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorPetit; Pierre (1594-1677); engineer; physicist; astronomer; mathematician; instrument builder
Date5 April 1667
DescriptionConcerning theories on the subject of the variation of magnetic declination (see EL/P1/6); concerning Petit's paper on the latitude at Paris and magnet declination printed in 1660
LanguageEnglish
Extent4 sides
FormatManuscript
Place originParis, le-de-France, France
Origin coordinates48.85341, 2.3488
Access statusOpen
Related materialOriginals are EL/P1/5 and EL/P1/6
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/a2dec03e-070e-41b7-82f7-8b96814f0719
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA4518Petit; Pierre (? 1594 - 1677)? 1594 - 1677
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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