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Letter, from Henry Oldenburg to Renatus Slusius, dated at London

Reference number: EL/O1/72

Date: 19 June 1668

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Transcribes William Brouncker's method for squaring the hyperbola; enquires about the author of the Austrian problem concerning the inscription of a heptagon in a circle; concerning distribution of his 'Mesolabe'

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EL/O1/72
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19 June 1668
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6 pages
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Manuscript

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Henry Oldenburg

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Henry Oldenburg, Letter, from Henry Oldenburg to Renatus Slusius, dated at London, 19 June 1668, EL/O1/72, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_o1_72/letter-from-henry-oldenburg-to-renatus-slusius-dated-at-london, accessed on 21 February 2024

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