## 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 CambridgeUniversity Press, 1888 - 56 pages |

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**Scraps**and Extracts made by Newton , including two little notes on tangents and musical semi - tones . 3. A tract in English written in 1666 , entitled " To resolve pro- blems by Motion . " Also short tracts entitled De Solutione ... Page 3

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**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. Tract on ... Page 4

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**Scraps**of calculations . VIII . PAPERS CONNECTED WITH THE PRINCIPIA . ( Mostly Holograph . ) A. General . 1. Propositions on Elliptic Motion . 2. A fragment in which Fluxions are employed in finding the Centripetal force in an Orbit . 3 ... Page 9

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**scrap**with memoranda about the Newtonian telescope . 6.**Scrap**. Memorandum of observations on the colours of thick plates . 7. Fragments on Light and Heat . 8. Proposed addition to Newton's Opticks . On the Refraction observed in ... Page 31

... ( containing the introduction ) is complete . 38 . Miscellaneous Theological notes and extracts . 39. Theologię Gentilis Origines Philosophicę . 40. Theological

... ( containing the introduction ) is complete . 38 . Miscellaneous Theological notes and extracts . 39. Theologię Gentilis Origines Philosophicę . 40. Theological

**scraps**. SECTION VI . LETTERS . I. CORRESPONDENCE WITH OLDENBURG . SECTION V. ...### Other editions - View all

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1st Edition 2nd Edition 99 July aequalis alchemical alloys angulus antimony Apogaei April April 29 aqua fortis Arthur Storer Bernouilli bismuth calculation Cambridge chemical Chronology Collins Comet Commercium Epistolicum Conduitt containing copy Corr Curves David Gregory distantias draft of Newton's Edleston Ellipseos erit experiments extracts from Boyle Flamsteed to Newton Fontenelle given Halley to Newton Holograph Horsley impulsum July 11 June Latin latus rectum Leibnitz letter from Newton Letter of Newton linea Lord Portsmouth Luna radio Lunar Theory Maccl Method of Fluxions MISCELLANEOUS moon's apogee motion motus Newton to Varignon Newton's hand Newton's method numbered observations Oldenburg Oldenburg to Newton Optical orbe orbit papers relating plano immobili Principia Printed by Brewster PROP Propositions quam Luna recipe refraction salammoniac scholium Scrap Sept solis sublimate Terram treatise Varignon to Newton various authors written دو وو