## A Catalogue of the Portsmouth Collection of Books and Papers Written by Or Belonging to Sir Isaac Newton: The Scientific Portion of which Has Been Presented by the Earl of Portsmouth to the University of Cambridge |

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Fluxions . . . IV . Enumeration of Lines of the Third Order V . On the Quadrature of

Curves VI . Papers relating to Geometry . . . . . . . . ib . VII . Miscellaneous

Mathematical subjects . . VIII . Papers connected with the '

. . IX .

Fluxions . . . IV . Enumeration of Lines of the Third Order V . On the Quadrature of

Curves VI . Papers relating to Geometry . . . . . . . . ib . VII . Miscellaneous

Mathematical subjects . . VIII . Papers connected with the '

**Principia**. ' A . General. . IX .

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Letters from Halley to Newton on the first publication of the •

. ib . VII . Letters of Halley to Newton about Comets ' Orbits . . . * VIII . Letters of

Halley to Newton and Molyneux , relating to the Chester Mint . . . . . . . . . . ; IX .

Letters from Halley to Newton on the first publication of the •

**Principia**' . . . . . . . . . .. ib . VII . Letters of Halley to Newton about Comets ' Orbits . . . * VIII . Letters of

Halley to Newton and Molyneux , relating to the Chester Mint . . . . . . . . . . ; IX .

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Many of the Mathematical papers contain Newton ' s preparations for the

correspondents . It must be recollected that Newton practically gave up his

mathematical ...

Many of the Mathematical papers contain Newton ' s preparations for the

**Principia**, and notes which spring out of questions that were started by hiscorrespondents . It must be recollected that Newton practically gave up his

mathematical ...

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In the

independent eccentricity , its form will be approximately an oval with the earth in

the centre , the smaller axis being in the line of syzygies and the larger in that of ...

In the

**Principia**he shows that if the moon ' s orbit be supposed to have noindependent eccentricity , its form will be approximately an oval with the earth in

the centre , the smaller axis being in the line of syzygies and the larger in that of ...

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... the apparent zenith distance . It is well known that in the

determines the form of the solid of least resistance , thus affording the first

example of a class of problems which we now solve by means of the Calculus of

Variations .

... the apparent zenith distance . It is well known that in the

**Principia**Newtondetermines the form of the solid of least resistance , thus affording the first

example of a class of problems which we now solve by means of the Calculus of

Variations .

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