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Letter, from Henry Oldenburg to Philip Sachs, dated at London

Reference number: EL/O2/46

Date: 02 February 1671


That the Society will submit a public report on the importance of the observations raised in the philosophical volume which he sent

Postscript remarks on the observation that the 'spleen be the seat of venery', and discussing Dr Hulse's discovery that chicory flowers change blue when buried in an anthill

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02 February 1671
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Henry Oldenburg

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Henry Oldenburg, Letter, from Henry Oldenburg to Philip Sachs, dated at London, 02 February 1671, EL/O2/46, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 30 May 2024

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