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Letter, from Henry Oldenburg to [Pierre] Petit, dated at London

Reference number: EL/O1/79

Date: 20 October 1668

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States that he is sending a letter from a man who claims to have calculated the westward variation of the compass for several successive years

Reference number
EL/O1/79
Earliest possible date
20 October 1668
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1 page
Format
Manuscript

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Henry Oldenburg

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Henry Oldenburg, Letter, from Henry Oldenburg to [Pierre] Petit, dated at London, 20 October 1668, EL/O1/79, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_o1_79/letter-from-henry-oldenburg-to-pierre-petit-dated-at-london, accessed on 13 April 2024

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