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Refers to a letter Oldenburg is sending to [Renatus Franciscus] Slusius. Collins asks Oldenburg to request that Slusius send Griemberger's 'Catalogue Stellarum Fixarum' [Catalogue of the fixed stars]. Also asks that Oldenburg ask Slusius if he has any instruction for the 'Solving of Solid Problems'.

Subject: Astronomy, Mathematics.

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12 September 1669
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John Collins

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John Collins, Letter, from John Collins to Henry Oldenburg, 12 September 1669, CLP/24/36, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 22 June 2024

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