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Continuation of a letter, from Francis Vernon to Henry Oldenburg

Reference number: EL/V/19

Date: 01 January 1672


Concerning Picard's book on measurement of the earth (EL/V/20 is the beginning of the letter); concerning Cassini's and Borelli's astronomical work; concerning a drawing of William Petty's double-bottomed ship (catamaran)

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01 January 1672
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7 pages

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Francis Vernon

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Francis Vernon, Continuation of a letter, from Francis Vernon to Henry Oldenburg, 01 January 1672, EL/V/19, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 16 June 2024

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