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Copy of a portion of 9597/13/1/117 concerning telescopic sights for use with sextants, copied and annotated by Oldenburg, c 1671 (undated)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/13/5/116

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.


  • c 1671 (undated)


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1 folio(s) (f.1 [folio] paper) : paper

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Existence and Location of Copies



Variant (draft?) of part of Rigaud, vol.I, pp.179-182, no.69.

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