Reference numberEL/T/24
TitleLetter, from Richard Towneley to Henry Oldenburg, dated at Towneley
CreatorTowneley; Richard (1629-1707); mathematician and astronomer
Date30 September 1672
DescriptionConcerning John Flamsteed's visit to Lancashire to observe Mars; sends observations of the sealed thermometer in a coal pit (see El/T/23a); concerning a mercurial experiment published in 'Philosophical Transactions'; that he has not carried out any experiments with the thermometer sent by Robert Boyle; that papers by Jonas Moore are interesting
Read to the Royal Society on 27 November 1672
Place originTowneley, Lancashire, England
Origin coordinates53.77388, -2.22255
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Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, vol 9, p 267
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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