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Petitions, 'The humble Petition of Henry Oldenburg' by Henry Oldenburg and 'The Humble Petition of Georgius Casparus Kirchmajer' by Georgiys Casparus Kirchmajer to [King Charles II of England]

Reference number: CLP/24/79

Date: 17th century

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Both petitioning for the right to 'present unto yr [your] Majesty' some new philosophical discoveries, including that of a perpetual light and pure artificial gold [alchemy].

Subject: Chemistry, Politics

Reference number
CLP/24/79
Earliest possible date
17th century
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
1 page
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Henry Oldenburg

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Henry Oldenburg, Petitions, 'The humble Petition of Henry Oldenburg' by Henry Oldenburg and 'The Humble Petition of Georgius Casparus Kirchmajer' by Georgiys Casparus Kirchmajer to [King Charles II of England], 17th century, CLP/24/79, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_24_79/petitions-the-humble-petition-of-henry-oldenburg-by-henry-oldenburg-and-the-humble-petition-of-georgius-casparus-kirchmajer-by-georgiys-casparus-kirchmajer-to-king-charles-ii-of-england, accessed on 16 April 2024

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