Reference numberEL/P1/82
TitleThomas Platt, dated at Florence, to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorPlatt; Thomas (fl 1672)
Date6 August 1672
DescriptionConcerning experiments to show the effects of vipers' poison on animals by Redi and by Francini; the views of de la Chambre on the same subject; concerning a new tuning of the ancient 'lira viol' with 13 strings by Pietro Saluetti; Saluetti also replicated Newton's optic experiments
Extent12 sides
Place originFlorence, Tuscany, Italy
Origin coordinates43.76667, 11.25
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, vol 9, p 181
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 7, no 87, p 5060
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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