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

Reference number: EL/O2/115

Date: 07 June 1673

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Glad that books for Borelli had arrived in Rome; congratulates him for completing his book on the movement of animals which had gone to press; concerning Mariotte's treatise on the impact of bodies; that Monsieur St Hilaire at Paris can determine the point of section by a magnet; that Cassini had discovered two planets around Saturn; concerning Boyle's work which had gone to press; wishes to know about the eruption of Mount Etna

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EL/O2/115
Earliest possible date
07 June 1673
Page extent
2 pages
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Manuscript

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Henry Oldenburg

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Henry Oldenburg, Letter, from Henry Oldenburg to John Borelli, dated at London, 07 June 1673, EL/O2/115, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_o2_115/letter-from-henry-oldenburg-to-john-borelli-dated-at-london, accessed on 14 July 2024

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