Andrew Fountaine - Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz - 1702-1-14

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Andrew Fountaine - Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz - 1702-1-14
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AuthorAuthor of the document. Andrew Fountaine
RecipientRecipient of the correspondence. Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz
Correspondence dateDate when the correspondence was written: day - month - year . January 14, 1702
PlacePlace of publication of the book, composition of the document or institution. Vienna 48° 12' 30.06" N, 16° 22' 21.00" E
Associated personsNames of Persons who are mentioned in the annotation. Antonio Magliabecchi, Andreas Morell, Luigi Ferdinando Marsili
LiteratureReference to literature. Kemble 1857, p. 260-1, nr. 1141, Callataÿ 2015a, p. 311-312, II.32
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LanguageLanguage of the correspondence English
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-Lettre du 14 jan. 1702 (de Vienne): “I am extremely obliged to you for your recommendations for me hitherto, and I don’t in the least doubt that those kind things you have said of me in your letter to Magliabecchi will obtain a favourable reception for me, as coming from a man of your character, though I don’t at all deserve them” ... “I have been often with General Marsili, who is going to publish the antiquities of Hungary, and I have persuaded him to propose to the Emperor to send to Morellus to put that great collection in order, that lies at present in very great confusion“ (Kemble 1857, p. 260-1, nr. 114; Callataÿ 2015a, p. 311-312, II.3; Burnett 2020b, p. 1595).


  1. ^  Kemble, John M. (1857), State Papers and Correspondence Illustrative of Social and Political State of Europe from the Revolution to the Accession of the House of Hanover, London.
  2. ^  Callataÿ, Fr. de (2015), “Sir Andrew Fountaine (1676-1753) and his early numismatic correspondence with Andreas Morell (1646-1703)”, in R. Bland and D. Calomino (eds.), Studies in Ancient Coinage in Honour of Andrew Burnett, London, p. 293-316.