## 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

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

Letters from Cotes to Newton on the 2nd

**edition**of the ' Principia ' 37 X. Roughdrafts 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 ' Principia ' ib . Page x

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

known

unimportant remarks on some of the papers , but he made no use of them in his

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 fewunimportant remarks on some of the papers , but he made no use of them in his

**edition**. Page xi

It must be recollected that Newton practically gave up his mathematical studies

after 1696 , even the superintendence of the second

given to Cotes , and thus that after this date there is little of value in these ...

It must be recollected that Newton practically gave up his mathematical studies

after 1696 , even the superintendence of the second

**edition**of the Principia beinggiven to Cotes , and thus that after this date there is little of value in these ...

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The result stated in the scholium to the 1st

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 propositions ...

The result stated in the scholium to the 1st

**Edition**appears to have been found bya more complete and probably a much more complicated investigation than that

contained in the extant MSS . The papers also contain a long list of propositions ...

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... that he 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

... that he 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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