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Letter, from Robert Boyle to Henry Oldenburg

Reference number: EL/B1/87

Date: 06 August 1665

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Autograph letter with views about the Parliament of Paris which tried to resist the king; concerning wood that was preserved in sandy soil without water; concerning experiments with 'oil of tobacco'; concerning manuscripts for publication
Colonel Gratrix's account of curing diseases by stroking is attached

Reference number
EL/B1/87
Earliest possible date
06 August 1665
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Robert Boyle

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Robert Boyle, Letter, from Robert Boyle to Henry Oldenburg, 06 August 1665, EL/B1/87, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_b1_87/letter-from-robert-boyle-to-henry-oldenburg, accessed on 21 July 2024

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    Dates: 1613-1740

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