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Reference numberEL/S1/59
LevelItem
TitleRenatus Slusius, dated at Luttich, to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorSluse; Ren Franois de (1622-1685); Walloon mathematician; clergyman
Date1669
DescriptionConcerning Christopher Wren's demonstration of the hyperbolical cylindroid which could be used for lathe work; concerning errors in Hobbes' 'Mesolabe'; asks whether there are any books to be acquired from the Frankfurt book fair
Mathematical formulae in text
Read to the Royal Society on 21 October 1669
LanguageLatin
Extent5 sides
FormatManuscript
Place originLige, Wallonia, Belgium
Origin coordinates50.63373, 5.56749
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed and translated in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, vol 6, p 178
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/1cc986a8-f364-4ec2-b615-7c019a8b7640
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA5659Slusius; Renatus Franciscus (1622 - 1685)1622 - 1685
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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