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Authorised form of nameCraig; John (- 1731)
Dates - 1731
NationalityBritish
Place of deathLondon
Date of death11 October 1731
Dates and placesDeath:
London (11 October 1731)
OccupationClergyman, Church of England
Research fieldMathematics
ActivityEducation:
Pupil of David Gregory (FRS 1692) at Edinburgh
Career:
Prebendary of Salisbury (1708); friend of Sir Isaac Newton (FRS 1672) and of Gilbert Burnett (FRS 1664)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election30/11/1711
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Notes:
According to DNB, said to have been a Scotsman. Not on PL. Pogg gives date of death as 1718.
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/45236081
Royal Society codeNA6631
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
RBO/8/45Concerning theory of quadrature by John Craig1697
EL/C2/32John Craig, dated at Gillingham, to Samuel Smith16 November 1697
EL/C2/33John Craig, dated at Gillingham, to William Burnet25 March 1712
CLP/1/35Paper, 'De figurarum geometrice irrationalium quadraturis' ['On the geometric quadrature of irrational figures'] by Johanne [John] Craig[1695]
CLP/1/34Paper, 'Quadratura logarithmicae' ['Logarithmic quadrature'] by Jo [John] Craig[1697]
CLP/1/37Paper, 'Logarithmotechnia generalis' [General logarithm techniques] by Jo [John] Craig[1711]
CLP/1/36Paper, 'De linearum curvarum longitudine' ['On the length of curves'] by Jo [John] Craig[1708]
CLP/1/38/2Diagram, quadrature of figure by [John Craig][17th century]
CLP/1/35/2Diagram, semicircle and curve by [John Craig][1695]
CLP/1/34/2Diagram, angles and logarithmic curves by [John Craig][1697]
CLP/1/38Paper, 'An account of a book "Methodus figurarum lineas rectis et curvis comprehensarum quadraturas determinandi" authore J Craige' ["A method of determining the quadrature of figures with straight lines and curves"] by unknown author and Johanne Craige [John Craig][17th century]
CLP/1/35/1Manuscript, 'De figurarum geometrice irrationalium quadraturis' ['On the geometric quadrature of irrational figures'] by Johanne [John] Craig[1695]
CLP/1/38/1Manuscript, 'An account of a book "Methodus figurarum lineas rectis et curvis comprehensarum quadraturas determinandi" authore J Craige' ["A method of determining the quadrature of figures with straight lines and curves"] by unknown author and Johanne Craige [John Craig][17th century]
CLP/1/35/3Diagram, parallel curves by [John Craig][1695]
CLP/1/34/1Manuscript, 'Quadratura logarithmicae' ['Logarithmic quadrature'] by Jo [John] Craig[1697]
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