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Translated extract of a letter, from Christian Huygens to Robert Moray

Reference number: EL/H1/19

Date: 01 January 1663

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Concerns sending clocks for use at sea; concerning a new instrument by Petty; gives an account of his instrument ('rarifying engine' - figure in text); carries out an experiment by Linus and gives his observations
Read to the Royal Society on 4 February 1663

Reference number
EL/H1/19
Earliest possible date
01 January 1663
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Christiaan Huygens

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Christiaan Huygens, Translated extract of a letter, from Christian Huygens to Robert Moray, 01 January 1663, EL/H1/19, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_h1_19/translated-extract-of-a-letter-from-christian-huygens-to-robert-moray, accessed on 03 March 2024

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