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Twysden, John, 1607-1688 (physician)



  • Existence: 1607 - 1688

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


Letter from John Twysden to William Oughtred, 18 February 1649 (1649/50)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/13/5/244-245
Scope and Contents From the File:

This is an album consisting primarily of holograph letters to and from 17th and 18th century scientists, including Collins, Oughtred, Cavendish, Briggs, Fermat, Oldenburg, Halley, Boyle, Wallis and others. There are also some copy letters and other scientific papers.

Dates: 18 February 1649 (1649/50)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at

Transcripts relating to Kent from a volume formerly belonging to Sir Roger Twysden

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.2825-2826
Scope and Contents

Transcripts are selective, and do not follow the original order. The transcriber remains unidentified. Bookplate of John Towneley.

Dates: 1750 (Circa. In18th-cent. hand.)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (

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