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Letter, from John Wallis to Henry Oldenburg, dated at Oxford

Reference number: EL/W1/129

Date: 16 August 1671

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Concerning a paper from Thomas Hobbes where 'hee pretends to confute a theorem which, hee says, hath long time passed for a Truth'. Theorem and Wallis's answer given.

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EL/W1/129
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16 August 1671
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1 page
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Manuscript

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John Wallis

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John Wallis, Letter, from John Wallis to Henry Oldenburg, dated at Oxford, 16 August 1671, EL/W1/129, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_w1_129/letter-from-john-wallis-to-henry-oldenburg-dated-at-oxford, accessed on 21 May 2024

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