Record

Reference numberLBO/2/25
Alternative reference numberLBO/2/58
LevelFile
TitleLetter from Febre Chief Secretary to Prince Ratzivil
Date18 October 1667
DescriptionThe enclosed items mentioned in the covering letter [LBO/2/24] previous to this one.
' 1. A letter from Mr Febre Chief Secretary to Prince Ratzivil, answering 'divers Inquiryes, sent thither about Amber. Written at Conigsbert, 18 October 1667. Written in Latin. Contains a postscript in French

2. A letter from Petrus Mollerus of Konigsberg, expressing his high esteem of the Institution of the Royal Society, and giving an account upon almost all the Inquiryes sent into those parts

3. A letter from a Consul of Dantzick, Michael Behm, containing a suggestions of new materials for Telescopical glasses; an account of the way of making Potashes; of Amber, of divers sorts of salt-mines in Poland, and particularly of Sal Gemmae; an answer tot he Queries of cold; together with some Anatomical considertions, and the description of an odd birth of female twins.

4. A letter from Monsieur Andrea Hedione to Federico Lennero MD regarding monstrous twins, dated 3 February 1667

5. A letter from Monsieur Behm to Hevelius concerning some of Mr Boyle's books, as also the degeneration of the Blood; the Gout; Dr Highmoors book to Liene; and Sylvius's opinion de succo Pancreatico dated 11 November 1667 '
LanguageLatin
Extent25p
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
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