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

Reference number: EL/OB/33

Date: 24 August 1665


Wishing to have details about the 'gas sulphureum'; concerning news from Bourdelot (in French) about the hair disease 'plica' suffered by Poles and Cossacks, about a deaf mute who dances to music, about sculpture of Bernini; concerning naval activities between the English and Dutch

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24 August 1665
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Henry Oldenburg

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Henry Oldenburg, Letter, from Henry Oldenburg to Robert Boyle, dated at London, 24 August 1665, EL/OB/33, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 21 February 2024

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