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Letter, from Pierre Petit to Henry Oldenburg, dated at Paris

Reference number: EL/P1/3

Date: 12 October 1663


Wishing to know about Samuel Sorbiere's relations with the Society when he last visited London; concerning work on a machine to raise water and about a glass pump; concerning operations to remove bladder-stones
Read to the Royal Society on 21 October 1663

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12 October 1663
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2 pages

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Pierre Petit

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Pierre Petit, Letter, from Pierre Petit to Henry Oldenburg, dated at Paris, 12 October 1663, EL/P1/3, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 13 April 2024

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