## 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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Letters from Cotes to Newton on the 2nd

Letters from Cotes to Newton on the 2nd

**edition**of the ' Principia ' 37 X. Rough drafts of some of Newton's Letters to Cotes XI . Letters of Keill to Newton 39 XII . Letters of Pemberton to Newton while editing the 3rd**edition**of the ... Page x

The whole collection was inspected by Dr Horsley , who edited in 1779 the well - known

The whole collection was inspected by Dr Horsley , who edited in 1779 the well - known

**edition**of Newton's works in five quarto volumes . He left a few unimportant remarks on some of the papers , but he made no use of them in his ... Page xi

It must be recollected that Newton practically gave up his mathematical studies after 1696 , even the superintendence of the second

It must be recollected that Newton practically gave up his mathematical studies after 1696 , even the superintendence of the second

**edition**of the Principia being given to Cotes , and thus that after this date there is little of value ... Page xiii

The result stated in the scholium to the 1st

The result stated in the scholium to the 1st

**Edition**appears to have been found by a more complete and probably a much more complicated investigation than that contained in the extant MSS . The papers also contain a long list of ... Page xvi

... had been accused of plagiarism , or else that he was not sorry to find a pretext for attributing to himself the invention of the new Calculus , contrary to the avowal he had made in the Scholium in the 1st

... had been accused of plagiarism , or else that he was not sorry to find a pretext for attributing to himself the invention of the new Calculus , contrary to the avowal he had made in the Scholium in the 1st

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