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Of Some Experiments about Refraction and Colours made before the R.S. and described by M. Hook, c 1672 (The paper was read at the Royal Society 19 June 1672.)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/13/5/127-128

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.


  • Creation: c 1672 (The paper was read at the Royal Society 19 June 1672.)


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


2 folio(s) (ff.2 [folio] paper) : paper

Language of Materials


Existence and Location of Copies

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