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Reference numberEL/W2/43
LevelItem
TitleJohn Wallis, dated at Oxford, to Edmond Halley
CreatorWallis; John (1616-1703); mathematician; cryptographer; Savilian Professor of Geometry, University of Oxford
Date14 December 1686
DescriptionSends minutes of the Oxford Society (attached); discusses papers of Isaac Newton about measuring the movement of bodies; concerning 'Ludus Helmontii'; discussing monsoons and trade-wides

Mintues of the Oxford Society dated from 30 November and 7 December 1686 with items about shells at the Ashmolean repository, crabfish from Barbados, kernel of an Indian nut, man who was cured of a fainting disease by chewing rhubarb, about a woman who was cured of epilepsy after she was married
LanguageEnglish
Extent4 sides
FormatManuscript
Place originOxford, Oxfordshire, England
Origin coordinates51.75222, -1.25596
Access statusOpen
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/77f212fc-03db-42ab-a91b-4544f9ff033c
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7472Wallis; John (1616 - 1703); mathematician and cryptographer1616 - 1703
NA8423Halley; Edmond (1656 - 1742); astronomer1656 - 1742
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