Reference numberLBO/3/11
Alternative reference numberLBO/3/22
TitleCopy letter from Christian Huygens, Paris, to Henry Oldenburg
Date6 February 1669
Description 'Concerns the conformity of his rules of Motion to those of Dr Wren, and a way of securing Philosophical discoveryes to their authors

Note at end:
'Dr Wren at ye same meeting of the Royal Society gabe the following Anagram for a Secret of his Invention, which was returned to Monsieur Hugens; viz

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7 4 4 4 12 1 3 6 10 7 1 7 9 2 6 2 7 4 1 1'
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