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

Reference number: EL/OB/20

Date: 27 October 1664


Hopes the transit of Mercury will be observed in America; concerning production of Merret's book; concerning the station of the barometer and its operator; details of the launch of the new frigate, St Catherine, at Greenwich; concerning political events in Europe - that war with Holland looks unavoidable; concerning the transposition of veins on the right and left side of the heart by Dr Charlton

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27 October 1664
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Henry Oldenburg

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Henry Oldenburg, Letter, from Henry Oldenburg to Robert Boyle, dated at London, 27 October 1664, EL/OB/20, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 21 February 2024

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