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

Reference number: EL/W1/21

Date: 19 May 1666


Answering objections to his hypothesis about tides (see EL/W1/18 for paper)
Read to the Royal Society on 23 May 1666

Oldenburg has summarised the objections against Wallis's theory about tides (inserted in front of EL/W1/21)

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19 May 1666
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4 pages

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John Wallis

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John Wallis, Letter, from John Wallis to Henry Oldenburg, dated at Oxford, 19 May 1666, EL/W1/21, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 26 May 2024

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