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Reference numberEL/P1/77
LevelItem
TitleIgnatius Pardies, dated at Paris, to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorPardies; Ignace-Gaston (1636-1673); French physician; scientist; Jesuit
Date21 May 1672
DescriptionEncloses Pardies' comments on Newton's objections to his theory on colour and light (see EL/P1/79 and EL/N1/38 for Newton's letter); discusssing the mathematics relating to the harmonics of Samuel Moreland's trumpet and the hyperbolic figure created; Pardies hopes that he will be able to speak about the trumpet and its shape after completion of 'Mechanics'
LanguageFrench
Extent3 sides
FormatManuscript
Place originParis, le-de-France, France
Origin coordinates48.85341, 2.3488
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed and translated in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, vol 9, p 57
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/c1a101d3-52a2-44a0-b3de-3e07e6fabaa0
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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