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

Reference number: EL/M1/7

Date: 31 August 1665


Concerning the management of the war, particularly about releasing officers; about the Dutch fleet
Oldenburg has added a piece about how to measure land in roods and perches and about how to measure triangles

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31 August 1665
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4 pages

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Robert Moray

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Robert Moray, Letter, from Robert Moray to Henry Oldenburg, dated at Salisbury, 31 August 1665, EL/M1/7, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 23 May 2024

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