## 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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**Scraps**and Extracts made by Newton , including two little notes on tangents and musical semi - tones . 3. A tract in English written in 1666 , entitled " To resolve pro- blems by Motion . " Also short tracts entitled De Solutione ... Page 3

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**Scraps**containing Propositions in Geometry ; ( a ) To describe a Conic Section through five given points ; and ( b ) To describe a Conic Section passing through two points and touching three given straight lines . 9. Tract on the ... Page 4

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**Scraps**of calculations . VIII . PAPERS CONNECTED WITH THE PRINCIPIA . ( Mostly Holograph . ) A. General . 1. Propositions on Elliptic Motion . 2. A fragment in which Fluxions are employed in finding the Centripetal force in an Orbit . 3 ... Page 9

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**scrap**with memoranda about the Newtonian telescope . 6.**Scrap**. Memorandum of observations on the colours of thick plates . 7. Fragments on Light and Heat . 8. Proposed addition to Newton's Opticks . On the Refraction observed in ... Page 31

... ( containing the introduction ) is complete . 38. Miscellaneous Theological notes and extracts . 39. Theologię Gentilis Origines Philosophicę . 40. Theological

... ( containing the introduction ) is complete . 38. Miscellaneous Theological notes and extracts . 39. Theologię Gentilis Origines Philosophicę . 40. Theological

**scraps**. SECTION VI . LETTERS . I. CORRESPONDENCE WITH OLDENBURG .### Other editions - View all

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