Reference numberCLP/3i/42
TitlePaper, 'A summary account given by Dr John Wallis of the general laws of motion' by John Wallis
Date15 November 1668
DescriptionWallis' paper was originally written in a letter to the publisher of Philosophical Transactions. In it, he discusses the laws of motion following on from Christopher Wren's theory of the laws of motion, published in December 1667.

Subject: Mathematics / Physics

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'A summary account given by Dr. John Wallis, of the general laws of motion, by way of letter written by him to the Publisher, and communicated to the R. Society, Novemb. 26. 1668.'.

Read to the Royal Society on 26 November 1668.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1668.0064
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions' Volume 3, Issue 43 (1668)
Related records in the catalogueCLP/3i/43
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8299Wren; Sir; Christopher (1632 - 1723); architect, astronomer, and mathematician1632 - 1723
NA7472Wallis; John (1616 - 1703); mathematician and cryptographer1616 - 1703
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