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Reference numberEL/W4/3
LevelItem
TitleTranslation of a letter from Johann Weidler, dated at Wittemberg, to Cromwell Mortimer
CreatorWeidler; Johann Friedrich (1691-1755); German astronomer; mathematician; physicist; jurist; professor of mathematics, University of Wittenberg
Date1738
DescriptionOriginal in Latin and dated 2 February 1738

Sends observations of parhelia (mock suns), with details about the measurement of rain and melted snow; discussing Edmond Halley's astronomical tables; sends his treatise on arithmetical figures and a brass quadrant from the 1300s
LanguageEnglish
Extent6 sides
FormatManuscript
Place originWittenberg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
Origin coordinates51.8661, 12.64973
Access statusOpen
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/0aab3347-3072-4606-8870-614c01ea317b
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8055Mortimer; Cromwell (c 1699 - 1752)c 1699 - 1752
NA6780Weidler; Johann Friedrich (? 1691 - 1755); mathematician and astronomer? 1691 - 1755
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