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Letter, from John Beale to Henry Oldenburg

Reference number: EL/B1/59

Date: 28 July 1673

Description

Concerns sending Mr Strode of Maperton's (Somerset) new way of measuring a triangle whose sides are given in numbers without finding a perpendicular
The latter part of Strode's work is attached
Oldenburg endorsed this letter: 'The inclosed of Mr Strodes I sent back to him upon the desire of Dr Beale, after it was enter'd in our 6th Letter book, pag. 215'

Reference number
EL/B1/59
Earliest possible date
28 July 1673
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

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John Beale

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John Beale, Letter, from John Beale to Henry Oldenburg, 28 July 1673, EL/B1/59, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_b1_59/letter-from-john-beale-to-henry-oldenburg, accessed on 17 April 2024

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