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PRINTED BY C. J. CLAY, M.A. AND SONS,

AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS.

CONTENTS.

ix

PREFACE
APPENDIX TO PREFACE

xxi

CATALOGUE.

SECTION I.

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MATHEMATICS.
I. Early papers by Newton

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II. Elementary Mathematics

2
III. Fluxions

ib.
IV. Enumeration of Lines of the Third Order

ib.
V. On the Quadrature of Curves

3
VI. Papers relating to Geometry.

ib.
VII. Miscellaneous Mathematical subjects

4
VIII. Papers connected with the Principia.' A. General

ib.
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B. Lunar Theory

5
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C. Mathematical Problems 6
XI. Papers relating to the dispute respecting the invention of
Fluxions

ib.
XII. Astronomy

9
XIII. Hydrostatics, Optics, Sound, and Heat

ib.
XIV. Miscellaneous copies of Letters and Papers

10
XV. Papers on finding the Longitude at Sea

ib.

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SECTION II.
CHEMISTRY.

*I. Parcels containing Transcripts from Alchemical authors
*II. Papers on Alchemy
*III. Books on Alchemy
IV. Notes of Experiments
V. Miscellaneous Notes
VI. A MS. Note-book

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* These have been returned to Lord Portsmouth.

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*SECTION V.
MISCELLANEOUS PAPERS, chiefly on Theological Subjects

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SECTION VI.
LETTERS.

I. Correspondence with Oldenburg
II. Correspondence with Collins and Wallis
III. Letters of A. Storer to Dr Babington and to Newton
IV. Correspondence with Flamsteed

V. Letters of Gregory to Newton
VI. Letters from Halley to Newton on the first publication of the

• Principia'.
VII. Letters of Halley to Newton about Comets' Orbits
*VIII. Letters of Halley to Newton and Molyneux, relating to the

Chester Mint
IX. Letters from Cotes to Newton on the 2nd edition of the ‘Principia'

X. Rough drafts of some of Newton's Letters to Cotes
XI. Letters of Keill to Newton
XII. Letters of Pemberton to Newton while editing the 3rd edition of

the • Principia'
*XIII. Letters of N. Facio Duillier to Newton and others
*XIV. Miscellaneous Letters
*XV. Copies of Newton's Letters, published in the Macclesfield Cor.

respondence

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SECTION VII.

Books. [Some of these have been returned to Lord Portsmouth.] .

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SECTION VIII.

MISCELLANEOUS PAPERS. [Some of these have been returned to Lord Ports-

mouth.]

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* These have been returned to Lord Portsmouth.

SECTION IX.

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Correspondence, Articles of Agreement, &c., about the publication of

Flamsteed's Observations

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* SECTION X.
1. Correspondence between Conduitt and Fontenelle about the Éloge
II. Conduitt's Memoirs of Newton
III. London Gazette with account of Newton's funeral

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* SECTION XI.
Drafts of Fragments of Conduitt's intended Life of Newton.

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*SECTION XII.

Letters and Memoranda relating to Newton after his death .

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*SECTION XV.
Complimentary Letters to Newton from distinguished foreigners .

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* These have been returned to Lord Portsmouth.

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