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

Reference number: EL/OB/36

Date: 28 September 1665


States that he sends a sample of Borrchi's antidote; concerning books from Mr Thompsons; sending 'Prodromus Cometicus' for Hevelius; concerns the mirror of Septalius; concerning preserved bodies which have not been embalmed; concerning the second edition of 'Usefulness of Experimental Philosophy' and publications of Boyle; discussing the Dutch at war; details of the illness of the queen of France; states that the numbers dying from the plague is reducing

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28 September 1665
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Henry Oldenburg

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Henry Oldenburg, Letter, from Henry Oldenburg to Robert Boyle, dated at London, 28 September 1665, EL/OB/36, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 21 February 2024

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