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IX. COTES'S LETTERS TO NEWTON, MOSTLY PUBLISHED

IN EDLESTON'S CORRESPONDENCE OF NEWTON

AND COTES, Together with three Letters and a Memorandum by Robert Smith relating to the foregoing letters and the publication of Cotes's works.

Edleston.

Page
Cotes to Newton. April 15, 1710,

8
April 29,

12 May 7,

16 May 20,

20 June 1,

25

28 June 30,

31
Sept. 21,

34
imperfect in Edleston.
Oct. 5,

referred to in p. 37

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June 11,

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Oct. 26,

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Sept. 4,

March 31, 1711

40
June 4,
June 9,

42
only a fragment in Edleston.
June 23,

44
Crownfield (printer)
to Newton

July 11, 1711
Cotes to Newton. July 19,

50
July 30,

52

54 Oct. 25, not in Edleston. Feb. 7, 1711-12

57 Feb. 16,

61 Feb. 28,

75 March 13, ,

79 April 14, 1712

91 April 15,

93
April 26,

100
May in MS. wrongly.
May 1,

103
May 3,

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... 106

... 121

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Edleston.

Page
Cotes to Newton, May 13, 1712

114
Aug. 10,
Aug. 17,

... 127
Aug. 28,

132 Sept. 6,

136 Sept. 15,

140 Oct. 23,

143 Cotes to Bentley. March 10, 1712–13

149 Dec. 22, 1713

166 Cotes to Newton. April 29, 1715, On the Eclipse of the Sun, 22nd April, partly given in Edleston, p. 179.

Robert Smith to Newton, relating to the publication of Cotes's works, Dec. 23, 1718; Aug. 12, 1720.

Robert Smith to John Conduitt, Esq., Feb. 4, 1732–3, asking for the loan to him of the foregoing letter of Cotes on the Eclipse.

Also a memorandum dated June 6, 1738, acknowledging the receipt of certain letters of Cotes to Newton lent to him by Mrs Conduitt.

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X.

ROUGH DRAFTS OF SOME OF NEWTON'S LETTERS

TO COTES. The letters in Edleston and the pages to which these drafts relate are given in the following list :

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XIII.
XV.

30
XLII,

83 XLIII.

89 XLVI.

94-98 LXI.

129
LXXXI.

154
This is rather fuller than the letter printed by Edleston.

Letter LXXXII.

page 156

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XI.

KEILL TO NEWTON. Keill to Newton, April 3, 1711.

Copy of Keill's answer to the letter "pro eminente Mathematico," in the Journal Littéraire, 29th July, 1713. Keill to Newton, Nov. 9, 1713.

Feb. 8, 1713-4. · Answer in Edleston, Cor

respondence of Newton and Cotes, p. 169,

dated April 2. Johnson to Keill, Feb. 9, 1713-4. Keill to Newton, April 20, 1714. Answer in Edleston, p. 170.

May 2, 1714.

May 14, 1714. (Draft of a letter from Newton to Keill dated May 15, 1714, is printed in Edleston, p. 176.) Keill to Newton, May 17, 1714.

May 21, 1714.
May 25, 1714.
June 2, 1714.
June 24, 1714. ·
Aug. 6, 1714.
Oct. 29, 1715.
Nov. 10, 1715.
May 17, 1717.

May 23, 1718. (On the back of Keill's letter of Oct. 29, 1715, there is a scrap in Newton's hand in answer to an objection of Bernouilli.)

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XII.

PEMBERTON'S LETTERS TO NEWTON WHILE EDITING

THE 3RD EDITION OF THE “PRINCIPIA.'
Pemberton to Newton, Feb. 11, 1723-4.

Feb. 18, 1723-4.
May 17, 1725.
Monday, May 31, 1725.
Tuesday Morning, June 22, 1725.
July 17, 1725.

Feb. 9, 1725-6.
Besides these, 16 undated letters and 7 sheets of queries.

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* XIII.

LETTERS FROM N. FACIO DUILLIER

TO NEWTON AND OTHERS.

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N. Facio Duillier to Newton, Nov. 17, 1692.

Nov. 22, 1692.
May 4, 1693.
June 15, 1717.

April 1, 1724.
N. Facio Duillier to Conduitt, Aug. 8, 1730 (with proposed
Epitaphs on Newton).
N. Facio Duillier to Conduitt, Aug. 12, 1730.

Aug. 26, 1730.
Abstract of Facio's Letter to Dr Worth, Jan. 26, 1731–2.
N. Facio Duillier to Conduitt, April 5, 1732.

April 10, 1732.

April 12, 1732, with enclosed petition to the king.

Petition to the Commons.

A printed copy of a Latin Eclogue on Newton by M. Facio de Duillier.

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* XIV.

MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS.

1. Venan (?) to Huyghens, Aug. 20, 1664.
2. Borellius to Wallis (Latin), Dec. 6, 1670.
3. Collins to Borellius, Junii 8, 1672.
4. Robert Hooke to Newton, Feb. 1675—6. Brewster, i. 140.

5. Newton to Hook (on thin plates), Feb.5, 1675—6. Brewster, i. 141.

6. Thomas Burnet to Newton, Jan. 13, 1680–81.

7. Newton to Thomas Burnet, s. d. (Jan. 1680—1 ?). Brewster, ii. 447.

8. Boyle to Newton, Aug. 19, 1682.

9. Newton to - Jan. 11, 1687—8 (dated, but not signed). Brewster, ii. 546.

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10. Gilbert Clerke to Newton, on difficulties in the Principia,

26 Sept. 1687, with draft of Newton's answer. Gilbert Clerke to Newton, Oct. 3, 1687.

Nov. 7, 1687.

Nov. 21, 1687. 11. John Locke to Newton, July 26 [1692]. Brewster, ii. 461.

12. Richard Bentley to Newton, Feb. 18, 1692-3. Brewster, ii. 463.

13. John Mill to Newton, Nov. 7, 1693. Brewster, ii. 472. 14. Samuel Pepys to Newton, Dec. 21, 1693. Brewster, ii. 471. 15. Nath. Hawes to Newton, May 29, 1694.

16. Basnage de Bonval to Newton, Aug. 22 (no year), De la Haye.

17. Charles Montague to Newton, March 19, 1695 (offering the mastership of the Mint). Brewster, ii. 191.

18. Cassini to Newton, April 6, 1698, on the Satellites of Saturn.

19. Truchet to Newton (no date), acknowledgment of a copy of Newton's Optics translated into French.

20. T. Horne to Newton, Aug. 22 (no year).

21. John Hockett to Newton, Sept. 14, 1699 (asking interest for his son at Trinity, with some chron. notes of Newton on the back). 22.

to Lady Norris, proposing marriage (copy in Conduitt's hand), 1703—4. Brewster, ii. 211.

23. Lord Halifax to Newton, March 17 [1704—5]. Brewster, ii. 216.

24. Lord Halifax to Newton, May 5, 1705. Brewster, ii. 217.

25, 26. Two drafts of Newton's letter to a friend at Cambridge, about the election [1705). Brewster, ii. 215.

27. Draft of part of a letter from Newton to [F. Godolphin ?] [1705.]

28. D. Gregory to Newton, Sept. 16, 1707, about the Scottish coinage.

29. R. Bentley to Newton, June 10, 1708. Brewster, ii. 248. 30.

Oct. 20, 1709. Brewster, ii. 250. 31. Remond de Monmort to Newton, Feb. 16, 1709–10. 32.

to Newton, giving an account of the quarrel between Drs Sloane and Woodward, about stones in the gall-bladder, March 28, 1711. Brewster, ii. 244.

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