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Reference numberEL/W3/27
LevelItem
TitleJohn Winthrop, dated at Salem in Massachusetts colony, to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorWinthrop; John (1606-1676); colonial governor and physician; governor of Connecticut
Date25 September 1673
DescriptionStates that he has several items to send to the Royal Society; concerning a comet seen in the skies near Boston
LanguageEnglish
Extent1 side
FormatManuscript
Place originSalem, Massachusetts, United States
Origin coordinates42.51954, -70.89672
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscription in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', edited and translated by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, volume 9, page 256
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/ad167e3a-66ce-4dcc-8aed-f22bec666c8f
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7404Winthrop; John (1606 - 1676); colonial governor and physician1606 - 1676
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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