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

Reference number: EL/OB/92

Date: 27 July 1668

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Transcribes extracts from Paisen's letter about a possible society of philosophers in Germany; has no news about a Latin edition of Boyle's hydrostatics nor the continuation of pneumatic experiments; that French philosophers are anatomising fish and examining circulation in plants (with extract in French); concerning experiments to be carried out at the Society

Reference number
EL/OB/92
Earliest possible date
27 July 1668
Page extent
2 pages
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Manuscript

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Henry Oldenburg

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Henry Oldenburg, Letter, from Henry Oldenburg to Robert Boyle, dated at London, 27 July 1668, EL/OB/92, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_ob_92/letter-from-henry-oldenburg-to-robert-boyle-dated-at-london, accessed on 12 April 2024

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