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Letter, from Henry Oldenburg to Martin Lister, dated at London

Reference number: EL/O2/43

Date: 20 January 1670

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Concerns hatching eggs laid in the 'remotest cartrages'; transcribes an extract of John Ray's letter about the movement of spiders; wishes to publish the account of the insect

Reference number
EL/O2/43
Earliest possible date
20 January 1670
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Henry Oldenburg

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Henry Oldenburg, Letter, from Henry Oldenburg to Martin Lister, dated at London, 20 January 1670, EL/O2/43, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_o2_43/letter-from-henry-oldenburg-to-martin-lister-dated-at-london, accessed on 23 May 2024

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