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Letter, from John Beale to Henry Oldenburg

Reference number: EL/B1/59

Date: 28 July 1673


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'

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28 July 1673
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3 pages

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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,, accessed on 30 May 2024

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