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Letter, from Samuel Colepresse to Henry Oldenburg, dated at Leyden

Reference number: EL/C1/23

Date: 20 November 1668

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Autograph letter
Colepresse discusses his experiment with opal glass and about sending some tin ore to Dr Sylvius for his chemical experiments. He adds some barometric readings.
Read to the Royal Society on 26 November 1668

Reference number
EL/C1/23
Earliest possible date
20 November 1668
Page extent
1 page
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Samuel Colepresse

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Samuel Colepresse, Letter, from Samuel Colepresse to Henry Oldenburg, dated at Leyden, 20 November 1668, EL/C1/23, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_c1_23/letter-from-samuel-colepresse-to-henry-oldenburg-dated-at-leyden, accessed on 25 February 2024

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