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Translation of a letter, from Pierre Petit to Henry Oldenburg, dated at Paris

Reference number: EL/P1/7

Date: 05 April 1667

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Concerning theories on the subject of the variation of magnetic declination (see EL/P1/6); concerning Petit's paper on the latitude at Paris and magnet declination printed in 1660

Reference number
EL/P1/7
Earliest possible date
05 April 1667
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Pierre Petit

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Pierre Petit, Translation of a letter, from Pierre Petit to Henry Oldenburg, dated at Paris, 05 April 1667, EL/P1/7, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_p1_7/translation-of-a-letter-from-pierre-petit-to-henry-oldenburg-dated-at-paris, accessed on 12 July 2024

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