## 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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B. Lunar Theory X. C. Mathematical Problems XI . Papers relating to the dispute respecting the invention of Fluxions XII . Astronomy XIII . Hydrostatics , Optics , Sound , and Heat XIV . Miscellaneous copies of

B. Lunar Theory X. C. Mathematical Problems XI . Papers relating to the dispute respecting the invention of Fluxions XII . Astronomy XIII . Hydrostatics , Optics , Sound , and Heat XIV . Miscellaneous copies of

**Letters**and Papers XV . Page vi

**LETTERS**. I. Correspondence with Oldenburg 32 II . Correspondence with Collins and Wallis ib . III .**Letters**of A. Storer to Dr Babington and to Newton 33 IV . Correspondence with Flamsteed 34 V.**Letters**of Gregory to Newton 35 VI . Page vii

**Letters**and Memoranda relating to Newton after his death . 54 * SECTION XIII . Papers on Newton's family matters and on the Mint 55 * SECTION XIV . Books and Papers not by Newton 55 * SECTION XV . Complimentary**Letters**to Newton from ... Page xiii

In a

In a

**letter**to Flamsteed , dated December 20th , 1694 ' , Newton tries to explain the foundation of Baily's Flamsteed p . 145 . 1 his theory of refraction by giving a theorem from which PREFACE . xiii. Page xv

Now among the Newton papers we have found the draft of a

Now among the Newton papers we have found the draft of a

**letter**to a correspondent at Oxford , no doubt Professor David Gregory , in which Newton gives a clear explanation of his method , which is very simple and ingenious .### What people are saying - Write a review

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