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

Reference number: EL/OB/82

Date: 25 February 1668

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Concerning experiments to show weight of tin and copper and then mixed with air and then water; concerning Steno's experiment of 'binding up the descending artery from the head'; transcribes a letter from Pierre de Carcavy (in French) about the aspirations of the French academy of Science (see EL/C1/46 for original); concerning the movement of the French army

Reference number
EL/OB/82
Earliest possible date
25 February 1668
Page extent
5 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Henry Oldenburg

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Henry Oldenburg, Letter, from Henry Oldenburg to Robert Boyle, dated at London, 25 February 1668, EL/OB/82, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_ob_82/letter-from-henry-oldenburg-to-robert-boyle-dated-at-london, accessed on 21 February 2024

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