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Letter, from William Molyneux [to the Royal Society], dated at Dublin

Reference number: EL/M1/97

Date: 20 July 1686


That Molyneux was satisfied with the explanation of adapting the wire in Hooke's level; will contact the bookseller on return from travel to the countryside; ideas about how to measure a degree of the Earth; concerning a mistake in a mathematical proposition about parabolas
Read to the Royal Society on 4 August 1686

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20 July 1686
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William Molyneux

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William Molyneux, Letter, from William Molyneux [to the Royal Society], dated at Dublin, 20 July 1686, EL/M1/97, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 21 February 2024

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