Record

Reference numberCLP/1/31
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter, regarding Christian Huygens' work, from [James Gregorie] to the publisher
Date1668
DescriptionGregorie replies to the exchange of letters printed in the Journal des Sçavans on 2 July 1668, in vindication of Christian Huygen's works 'Vera Circuli' and 'Hyperola Quadratura'. Copy of CLP/1/22. This was Henry Oldenburg's copy.

Subject: Mathematics

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An extract of a letter of Mr. James Gregory to the publisher, containing some considerations of his, upon M. Hugens his letter, printed in vindication of his examen of the book, entitled Vera Circuli & Hyperbola Quadratura'.
LanguageLatin
Extent2p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1668.0069
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 3, no 44, p 882 (1668)
Related records in the catalogueCLP/1/22
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8062Huygens; Christiaan (1629 - 1695); natural philosopher1629 - 1695
NA8395Gregorie; James (1638 - 1675); mathematician1638 - 1675
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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