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Reference numberEL/W1/79
LevelItem
TitleJohn Wallis, dated at Oxford, to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorWallis; John (1616-1703); mathematician; cryptographer; Savilian Professor of Geometry, University of Oxford
Date21 December 1668
DescriptionStates that he cannot solve a problem sent by Wassenaer (mentioned in EL/W1/78); concerning corrections to 'Historia Coelestis'; explanation about whether motion can be lost
LanguageEnglish
Extent2 sides
FormatManuscript
Place originOxford, Oxfordshire, England
Origin coordinates51.75222, -1.25596
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscription in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, vol 5, p 272
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/c0d49509-d5a2-4554-8e25-f0c3602e2cb3
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7472Wallis; John (1616 - 1703); mathematician and cryptographer1616 - 1703
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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