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Letter, from Francis Willughby to Henry Oldenburg, dated at Middleton

Reference number: EL/W3/31

Date: 21 June 1669


States that he believes that sap in plants circulates but that it is hard to prove; states that Brouncker has demonstrated similar things from Wren's theory on the motion of colliding bodies
Read to the Royal Society on 8 July 1669

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21 June 1669
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Francis Willughby

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Francis Willughby, Letter, from Francis Willughby to Henry Oldenburg, dated at Middleton, 21 June 1669, EL/W3/31, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 21 February 2024

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