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Reference numberEL/W2/41
LevelItem
TitleJohn Wallis, dated at Oxford, to Edmond Halley
CreatorWallis; John (1616-1703); mathematician; cryptographer; Savilian Professor of Geometry, University of Oxford
Date8 November 1686
DescriptionStating that he had received an account of Halley's proposal to measure a degree of latitude on earth and that the Royal Society was giving 50 pounds for this venture
Details of several notices: a child with six fingers and six toes; a women with dropsy; corrections to 'Philosophical Transactions'; Halley's theory on compound motion; concerning books on the Chinese language
Read to the Royal Society on 24 November 1686
LanguageEnglish
Extent3 sides
FormatManuscript
Place originOxford, Oxfordshire, England
Origin coordinates51.75222, -1.25596
Access statusOpen
Related materialJBO/8/108
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/f8339cd2-1e3a-4eb1-af56-fd4bed4a3208
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7472Wallis; John (1616 - 1703); mathematician and cryptographer1616 - 1703
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