Reference numberMS/426/144
Alternative reference numberMS/426 p66
TitleCopy letter from C R W [Charles Richard Weld], the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to A [Augustus] De Morgan Esq.
Date20 September 1845
DescriptionCross examines note from De Morgan to confirm the members of the Committee to resolve the dispute between Isaac Newton and Leibnitz. Lists the members and states that Dilloyan's note is correct, that the members also appears in Dr. Thomsons's 'History of the Royal Society' and Sir David Brewster's 'Life of Sir Isaac Newton'. States the date of 11 March 1711/12 in the note is incorrect and the the meeting took place 6 March. [See MS/426/145 and MS/426/146]
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Related records in the catalogueMS/426/145
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NA7450Brewster; Sir; David (1781 - 1868); natural philosopher1781 - 1868
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