## 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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99 . 11 • 18 SECTION II . CHEMISTRY . * I . Parcels containing Transcripts from Alchemical authors * II . Papers on Alchemy * III . Books on Alchemy IV .

99 . 11 • 18 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 19 ib . Page ix

IT T has been long known that Sir Isaac Newton left , at his death , a large mass of papers , consisting partly of copies of his works written out or corrected for the press , partly of

IT T has been long known that Sir Isaac Newton left , at his death , a large mass of papers , consisting partly of copies of his works written out or corrected for the press , partly of

**notes**relating to the various subjects in which he ... Page x

These , however , are comparatively few , and not of much interest , with the exception of a short

These , however , are comparatively few , and not of much interest , with the exception of a short

**note**from Newton's mother , written to him when a boy at College . Although till the present time the papers have never been thoroughly ... Page xi

Many of the Mathematical papers contain Newton's preparations for the Principia , and

Many of the Mathematical papers contain Newton's preparations for the Principia , and

**notes**which spring out of questions that were started by his correspondents . It must be recollected that Newton practically gave up his mathematical ... Page xix

He has left , however ,

He has left , however ,

**notes**of a number of his own chemical experiments made at various dates between 1678 and 1696. Some of these are quantitative . Those of most interest relate to alloys . He mentions several easily fusible alloys ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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