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

Reference number: EL/OB/76

Date: 07 January 1667


Concerning a book by Helmont entitled 'Alphabetum Naturae' with discussion about the Hebrew alphabet and phonetics; that Hooke had brought a contrivance to discover air pressure at sea to enable detection of storms (account of ways of discovering various pressure of air at sea is attached); that the Parisian man who had a blood transfusion had relapsed; concerning political news on the continent

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07 January 1667
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Henry Oldenburg

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Henry Oldenburg, Letter, from Henry Oldenburg to Robert Boyle, dated at London, 07 January 1667, EL/OB/76, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 21 February 2024

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