Reference numberMM/16/18
TitleNote describing a small collection of letters addressed to James Jurin, Secretary of the Royal Society
DescriptionLetters were written by Voltaire, Buffon and Fontenelle.

This note was written in 1878 and describes these letters being presented to the Society by Rev A Kuyvett.
Extent1 side
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5031Jurin; James (1684 - 1750); physician1684 - 1750
NA8020Voltaire; Francois Marie Arouet de (1694 - 1778)1694 - 1778
NA7989Leclerc; Georges Louis (1707 - 1788); Count of Buffon1707 - 1788
NA6781Fontenelle; Bernard le Bovier de (1657 - 1757)1657 - 1757
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