Reference numberEL/V/6
TitleFrancis Vernon, dated at Paris, to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorVernon; Francis (1637-1677); traveller and diplomat; secretary to the English ambassador in Paris
Date14 May 1669
DescriptionThat Vernon had met with Cassini and received some demonstrations and showed Campani's telescope of 24 feet; about the Parisian observatory; concerning the Royal Academy of Sciences in Paris with details about Carcavi and Huygens
Extent3 sides
Place originParis, le-de-France, France
Origin coordinates48.85341, 2.3488
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, vol 5, p 497
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5652Vernon; Francis (c1637 - 1677); traveller and diplomatc1637 - 1677
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