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

Reference number: EL/P1/3

Date: 12 October 1663

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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

Reference number
EL/P1/3
Earliest possible date
12 October 1663
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

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, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_p1_3/letter-from-pierre-petit-to-henry-oldenburg-dated-at-paris, accessed on 13 April 2024

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