## 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 3. A tract in English written in 1666 , entitled " To resolve problems by Motion . " Also short tracts entitled 1 0 II . Observations on the Algebra of Kinckhuysen . Page 3

**Scraps**containing Propositions in Geometry ; viz .: ( 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 . 10 . 11. Page 4

Trans . 1716 . 7 . Errata in Dr Barrow's Conicks and in his Archimedes , with a letter to Newton about the latter Errata . 8.

Trans . 1716 . 7 . Errata in Dr Barrow's Conicks and in his Archimedes , with a letter to Newton about the latter Errata . 8.

**Scraps**of calculations . VIII . PAPERS CONNECTED WITH THE PRINCIPIA . ( Mostly Holograph . ) A. General . 1. Page 9

**Scrap**relating to the velocity of sound ; also on the back a note on the proportionality of mass to weight . 3. Manuscript copy of Newton's Optical writings , and of controversies about them . 4. Latin draft of the Opticks , Book I. Page 31

The beginning ( containing the introduction ) is complete . 38 . Miscellaneous Theological notes and extracts . 39. Theologiæ Gentilis Origines Philosophica . 40. Theological

The beginning ( containing the introduction ) is complete . 38 . Miscellaneous Theological notes and extracts . 39. Theologiæ Gentilis Origines Philosophica . 40. Theological

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