Reference numberCLP/1/30
TitlePaper, on mathematical problems by Johannes [Jean] Bernoulli
DescriptionPaper concerning problems relating to the descent of mechanical-geometric lines and geometrical problems of sides.

At bottom handwritten note reads: 'Chartam hanc ex Gallia missam accepti [This paper was sent from France] Jan 29 1696/7' and below, 'Sir Isaac Newton's hand.'
Printed at Groningen in 1697.

Subject: Mathematics

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Epistola missa ad prænobilem virum D. Carolum Mountage Armigerum, Scaccarii Regii apud Anglos cancellarium, & Societatis Regiae præsidem, in qua solvuntur duo problemata Mathematica à Johanne Barnoullo Mathematico celeberrimo proposita'.
Physical descriptionTypescript
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Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1695.0064
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8414Newton; Sir; Isaac (1642 - 1727); natural philosopher and mathematician1642 - 1727
NA7378Bernoulli; Jean (1667 - 1748)1667 - 1748
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