Reference numberLBO/3/19
Alternative reference numberLBO/3/35
TitleCopy letter from Henry Oldenburg, London, to John Downs
Date3 March 1668/1669
DescriptionOldenburg acknowledges Dr Down's kndness in engaging a Philosophical Carrespondence at Rome.

Discusses the Society's current interests eg the Rules of motion.

Mentions Signor Malpighi has dedicated his written 'History of the silkworm' to the Royal Society which is due to be printed. Has also been chosen a Fellow of the Royal Society.
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