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Reference numberEL/W1/4
LevelItem
TitleJohn Wallis, dated at Oxford, to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorWallis; John (1616-1703); mathematician; cryptographer; Savilian Professor of Geometry, University of Oxford
Date6 April 1664
DescriptionConcerns the translation and printing of Uleg-Beg in Persian and Latin by Thomas Hyde (1636-1703), Keeper of the Bodleian Library, and that Wallis had transcribed the section about fixed stars; concerning the amalgamation of Horrox's papers
Read to the Royal Society on 13 April 1664
LanguageEnglish
Extent3 sides
FormatManuscript
Place originOxford, Oxfordshire, England
Origin coordinates51.75222, -1.25596
Access statusOpen
Related material'Ulugh Beg's catalogue of stars ... ', Carnegie Institution of Washington Publications no 250 (Washington DC: 1917) can be consulted in the Royal Society Library.
Transcription in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, vol 2, p 162
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/785318fe-5a73-4406-a71a-679582ee70f2
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