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Reference numberEL/N1/47
LevelItem
TitleIsaac Newton to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorNewton; Sir; Isaac (1642-1727); natural philosopher; mathematician
Date23 June 1673
DescriptionDiscussing matters raised by letters from Huygens - on the distance of the sun, the Earth and the moon from each other; concerning the 8th proposition 'De descensu gravium' (descending bodies); simplifying Huygens' method of curved lines; discussing Newton's theory of colours with definitions and propositions
LanguageEnglish
Extent4 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialPrinted in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 8, no 96, p 6087
Transcribed in 'The correspondence of Isaac Newton', ed by H W Turnbull (Cambridge, 1959), vol 1, p 290
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/2d5721d7-7fe2-4bd1-a073-7583c44e0efa
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CodeNameDates
NA8414Newton; Sir; Isaac (1642 - 1727); natural philosopher and mathematician1642 - 1727
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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