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Reference numberEL/W1/117
LevelItem
TitleLetter from John Wallis
CreatorWallis; John (1616-1703); mathematician; cryptographer; Savilian Professor of Geometry, University of Oxford
Datend
DescriptionStates that he found a straight line equal to a cycloid in 1658 and that this was known in England, France and Holland; concerning William Neile demonstrating a straight line equal to a crooked one - note in different hand states that Wallis's method might be computed equal to a straight line
LanguageEnglish
Extent1 side
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/ee482d6d-3878-4035-ab89-3b2afe764342
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CodeNameDates
NA7472Wallis; John (1616 - 1703); mathematician and cryptographer1616 - 1703
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