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Letter, from Henry Oldenburg to John Finch, dated at London

Reference number: EL/O1/26

Date: 10 April 1666


Wishes for correspondence about philosophical developments in Italy eg about the new way of grinding lenses by Campani; concerning Hooke's observations of Mars; concerning a Frenchman who grinds parabolic lenses; gives titles of books that Oldenburg wishes to be obtained from Italy; wishes to compile natural histories of different countries

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Henry Oldenburg

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Henry Oldenburg, Letter, from Henry Oldenburg to John Finch, dated at London, 10 April 1666, EL/O1/26, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 26 May 2024

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