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Letter, from Henry Oldenburg to Robert Boyle, dated at Saumur

Reference number: EL/OB/2

Date: 08 September 1657

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Discussing poison of vipers which 'consists rather in the rage'; about the bite of enraged man; about Pope Urban VIII (1623-1644) eating vipers' flesh

Reference number
EL/OB/2
Earliest possible date
08 September 1657
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Henry Oldenburg

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Henry Oldenburg, Letter, from Henry Oldenburg to Robert Boyle, dated at Saumur, 08 September 1657, EL/OB/2, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_ob_2/letter-from-henry-oldenburg-to-robert-boyle-dated-at-saumur, accessed on 18 May 2024

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