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Letter, from Christian Huygens to Robert Moray, dated at the Hague

Reference number: EL/H1/11

Date: 14 July 1662

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Concerning Robert Boyle's answer to Linus; concerning a theory about air; details of an experiment with the pneumatic engine (figure in text)
Read to the Royal Society on 30 July 1662

Reference number
EL/H1/11
Earliest possible date
14 July 1662
Page extent
7 pages
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Manuscript

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Christiaan Huygens

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Christiaan Huygens, Letter, from Christian Huygens to Robert Moray, dated at the Hague, 14 July 1662, EL/H1/11, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_h1_11/letter-from-christian-huygens-to-robert-moray-dated-at-the-hague, accessed on 03 March 2024

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