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Letter, from Henry Oldenburg to [Pierre] Petit

Reference number: EL/O1/27

Date: 01 January 1666


Thanking him for the present of his book concerning comets; that further work was going to be done on the movement of comets; pleased to hear that a philosophical society was to be established in Paris

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01 January 1666
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Henry Oldenburg

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Henry Oldenburg, Letter, from Henry Oldenburg to [Pierre] Petit, 01 January 1666, EL/O1/27, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 21 July 2024

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