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Reference numberEL/W1/141
LevelItem
TitleJohn Wallis to the publisher of 'Philosophical Transactions'
CreatorWallis; John (1616-1703); mathematician; cryptographer; Savilian Professor of Geometry, University of Oxford
Date1672
DescriptionExpanding letter EL/W1/140 which discussed the suspension of quicksilver, purged from air, which was higher than the ordinary standard in theTorricellian experiments
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LanguageEnglish
Extent5 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialExtract printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 7, no 91, p 5160
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/6afb356c-bb19-4638-904f-4194628246ca
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