Record

Reference numberL&P/11/48
LevelItem
TitleLetter, 'A new method of computing the value of a slowly converging series of which all the terms are affirmative' from John Hellins to Nevil Maskelyne
Date1798
DescriptionSubject: Mathematics

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'A new method of computing the value a slowly converging series, of which all the terms are affirmative. By the Rev. John Hellins, F. R. S. and Vicar of Potter's-Pury, in Northamptonshire. In a letter to the Rev. Dr. Maskelyne, F. R. S. and Astronomer Royal'

Read 8 March 1798
Extent16p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1798.0011
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA3019Hellins; John (? 1749 - 1827)? 1749 - 1827
NA5553Maskelyne; Nevil (1732 - 1811)1732 - 1811
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView



    CONTACT US

    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →

    SUBSCRIBE

    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView