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Letter, from Henry Oldenburg to Marcello Malpighi, dated at London

Reference number: EL/O2/95

Date: 01 January 1672

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Copy of draft is EL/O2/94
Disappointed that Grew's book did not arrive; thanks him for continuing his research about eggs; attaches some specimen printed figures to illustrate his paper on the incubation of eggs; that more copper engravings had been made for him; concerning Newton's theory of colour and light

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EL/O2/95
Earliest possible date
01 January 1672
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2 pages
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Manuscript

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Henry Oldenburg

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Henry Oldenburg, Letter, from Henry Oldenburg to Marcello Malpighi, dated at London, 01 January 1672, EL/O2/95, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_o2_95/letter-from-henry-oldenburg-to-marcello-malpighi-dated-at-london, accessed on 23 May 2024

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