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Letter, from Melchisedec Thevenot to Henry Oldenburg, dated at Paris

Reference number: EL/T/44

Date: 07 November 1671

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Concerning Thevenot's translation of Abulfeda - that he was going to insert thoughts about the art of navigation and a new observation on the measurement of the Earth; desire to establish a common measure

Reference number
EL/T/44
Earliest possible date
07 November 1671
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Melchisdech Thvenot

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Melchisdech Thvenot, Letter, from Melchisedec Thevenot to Henry Oldenburg, dated at Paris, 07 November 1671, EL/T/44, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_t_44/letter-from-melchisedec-thevenot-to-henry-oldenburg-dated-at-paris, accessed on 19 May 2024

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