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Letter, from Erasmus Bartholin to Henry Oldenburg, dated at Copenhagen

Reference number: EL/B2/19

Date: 22 December 1675

Description

Autograph letter enclosing answers, provided by the Bishop of Iceland, to certain questions about Iceland which had been sent in a previous letter
A list of 27 answers is attached
Matters range from geography, geology, meteorology, horticulture and the husbandry of Iceland
Read to the Royal Society on 24 February 1675

Reference number
EL/B2/19
Earliest possible date
22 December 1675
Page extent
7 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Erasmus Bartholin

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Erasmus Bartholin, Letter, from Erasmus Bartholin to Henry Oldenburg, dated at Copenhagen, 22 December 1675, EL/B2/19, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_b2_19/letter-from-erasmus-bartholin-to-henry-oldenburg-dated-at-copenhagen, accessed on 13 June 2024

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