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Letter, from Robert Moray to Henry Oldenburg, dated at Oxford

Reference number: EL/M1/11

Date: 28 September 1665


Concerning correspondence with Huygens; concerning delivery of Hevelius's 'Prodromus'; concerning Hooke's observations of the comets and Auzout's theory about the motion of the comet; concerning commerce with S Burrhi; answers queries from Amsterdam; concerning political events in Europe; that Robert Boyle's experiments with colour were carried out at the Society

Note from Oldenburg at the foot of letter about making a quorum of the Society

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28 September 1665
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Robert Moray

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