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Reference numberEL/W2/4
LevelItem
TitleJohn Wallis, dated at Oxford, to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorWallis; John (1616-1703); mathematician; cryptographer; Savilian Professor of Geometry, University of Oxford
Date26 December 1672
DescriptionConcerning delivery of post; concerning Thomas Hobbes - not knowing what he has learned from him

On reverse is a copy of Oldenburg's letter to Hobbes dated 30 December 1672 concerning the controversy between Wallis and Hobbes stating that the Royal Society was not going to get involved
LanguageEnglish
Extent3 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 9, pp 372, 374
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/04a67ae4-93fa-4951-ac73-9d57b7e8a7a5
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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