Newton’s Correspondence

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76.

An answer (to the former Letter) … by the same Parisian Philosopher

Author: Christiaan Huygens

Source: Christiaan Huygens, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, No. 97 (6 October 1673), pp. 6112.

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00019

77.

An Extract of Mr Isaac Newton's Letter … concerning the Number of Colors

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Isaac Newton, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, No. 97 (6 October 1673), pp. 6108-6111.

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00018

78.

Letter from Newton to John Collins, dated 20 June 1674

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 9597/2/18/37, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00256

79.

A Letter of the Learn'd Franc. Linus … animadverting upon … Mr. Isaac Newton's Theory of Light and Colors, date 6 October 1674

Author: Francis Linus

Source: Francis Linus, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, No. 110 (25 January 1674/5), pp. 217-219.

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00020

80.

Letter from Michael Dary to Newton, dated 15 October 1674

Author: Michael Dary

Source: MS Add. 9597/2/18/41, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00259

81.

Letter from Newton to John Collins, dated 17 November 1674

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 9597/2/18/38-39, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00257

82.

Letter from Newton to Henry Oldenburg, dated 5 December 1674

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 9597/2/18/40, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00258

83.

An Answer to this Letter [of Francis Linus], written 5 December 1674

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Isaac Newton, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, No. 110 (25 January 1674/5), pp. 219.

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00054

84.

Draft of the 'Discourse Concerning Light and Colors'

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 3970.3, ff. 501r-517r, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00122

85.

Draft of the 'Hypothesis Concerning Light and Colors'

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 3970.3, ff. 475r-482v, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00121

86.

Optical diagrams

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 9597/2/18/89-90, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00287

87.

Draft of the 'Discourse concerning Light and Colors'

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 3970.3, ff. 549r-567v, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00127

88.

Draft of the 'Discourse Concerning Light and Colors'

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 3970.3, ff. 519r-529r, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00126

89.

Hypothesis explaining the properties of light

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Thomas Birch, The History of the Royal Society, vol. 3 (London: 1757), pp. 247-305.

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00002

90.

Copy letter from Newton to John Smith, dated 24 July 1675

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 9597/2/18/43, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00261

91.

Letter from Newton [to John Smith?], dated 27 August 1675

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 9597/2/18/44, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00262

92.

Response to Linus's second letter concerning Newton's new theory of light and colours, dated 13 November 1675

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: EL/N1/48, Royal Society Library, London, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00318

93.

Letter to Oldenburg concerning Thomas Mace's Otocousticon, dated 30 November 1675

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: EL/N1/49, Royal Society Library, London, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00319

94.

Covering letter to the Hypothesis, Dec. 7 1675

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 3970.3, f. 459r-v, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00120

95.

Letter from Newton to Henry Oldenburg, dated 14 December 1675

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 9597/2/18/45, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00263

96.

Letter from Newton to Henry Oldenburg, dated 21 December 1675

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 9597/2/18/46-47, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00264

97.

Draft letter from Newton to John Wallis containing typographical corrections

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 3977.8, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00184

98.

Letter from Newton to Henry Oldenburg, dated 10 January 1675/6

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 9597/2/18/48-49, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00265

99.

Copy of a letter from Newton to Michael Dary, dated 22 January 1675/6

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 9597/2/18/42, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00260

100.

A letter of Mr. Franc. Linus … being a reply to the Letter printed in Numb. 110

Author: Francis Linus

Source: Francis Linus, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, No. 121 (24 January 1675/6), pp. 499-500.

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00021

[1] 1p.

[2]

in English

[3] An Extract of Mr Isaac Newton's Letter … concerning the Number of Colors [Philosophical Transactions 97 (6 October 1673)]

[4] 4pp.

[5]

in English

[6] An answer (to the former Letter) … by the same Parisian Philosopher [Philosophical Transactions 97 (6 October 1673)] An Extract of a Letter lately written by an ingenious person from Paris [Christiaan Huygens] [Philosophical Transactions 96 (21 July 1673)]

[7] 2 ff.

[8]

Published in H.W. Turnbull (ed), The Correspondence of Isaac Newton, vol. 1 (Cambridge: 1959), pp. 309-11

[9]

[10] 3pp.

[11]

in English

[12] An Answer to this Letter [of Francis Linus], written 5 December 1674 [Philosophical Transactions 110 (25 January 1674/5)] A Letter of Mr. Isaac Newton … containing his New Theory about Light and Colors [Philosophical Transactions 80 (19 Feb. 1671/2)]

[13] 1 f.

[14]

Published in H.W. Turnbull (ed), The Correspondence of Isaac Newton, vol. 1 (Cambridge: 1959), p. 326

[15]

[16] Copy of a letter from Newton to Michael Dary, dated 22 January 1675/6 [MS Add. 9597/2/18/42]

[17] 2 ff.

[18]

Published in H.W. Turnbull (ed), The Correspondence of Isaac Newton, vol. 1 (Cambridge: 1959), p. 327

[19]

[20] 2 ff.

[21]

Published in H.W. Turnbull (ed), The Correspondence of Isaac Newton, vol. 1 (Cambridge: 1959), pp. 328-9

[22]

[23] 1p.

[24]

in English

[25] A letter of Mr. Franc. Linus … being a reply to the Letter printed in Numb. 110 [Philosophical Transactions 121 (24 January 1675/6)] A Letter of the Learn'd Franc. Linus … animadverting upon … Mr. Isaac Newton's Theory of Light and Colors, date 6 October 1674 [Philosophical Transactions 110 (25 January 1674/5)]

[26]

[27] 15 pp.

[28]

[29] 2 ff.

[30]

[31] 2 pp.

[32]

[33] 2 pp.

[34]

[35] 58pp.

[36]

in English

[37] Letter from Newton to Henry Oldenburg, dated 14 December 1675 [MS Add. 9597/2/18/45]

[38] 1 f.

[39]

Published in H.W. Turnbull (ed), The Correspondence of Isaac Newton, vol. 1 (Cambridge: 1959), pp. 348-9

[40]

[41] Letter from Newton [to John Smith?], dated 27 August 1675 [MS Add. 9597/2/18/44]

[42] 1 f.

[43]

Published in H.W. Turnbull (ed), The Correspondence of Isaac Newton, vol. 1 (Cambridge: 1959), pp. 350-1

Copy letter from Newton to John Smith, dated 24 July 1675 [MS Add. 9597/2/18/43]

[44]

[45] 2 pp.

[46]

Published in H.W. Turnbull (ed), The Correspondence of Isaac Newton, vol. 1 (Cambridge: 1959), p. 356 and Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, No. 121 (24 January 1675/6), pp. 501-502.

A letter of Mr. Franc. Linus … being a reply to the Letter printed in Numb. 110 [Philosophical Transactions 121 (24 January 1675/6)] Mr. Isaac Newton's Considerations on the former Reply [of Francis Linus] [Philosophical Transactions 121 (24 January 1675/6)]

[47]

in English

[48] 2 pp.

[49]

in English

[50] 2 pp.

[51]

[52] Letter from Newton to Henry Oldenburg, dated 14 December 1675 [MS Add. 9597/2/18/45]

[53] 2 ff.

[54]

Published in H.W. Turnbull (ed), The Correspondence of Isaac Newton, vol. 1 (Cambridge: 1959), p. 392

Covering letter to the Hypothesis, Dec. 7 1675 [MS Add. 3970.3, f. 459r-v] Hypothesis explaining the properties of light [History of the Royal Society, Vol. 3 (1757)] Letter from Newton to Henry Oldenburg, dated 21 December 1675 [MS Add. 9597/2/18/46-47]

[55]

[56] 2 ff.

[57]

Published in H.W. Turnbull (ed), The Correspondence of Isaac Newton, vol. 1 (Cambridge: 1959), pp. 404-6

Letter from Newton to Henry Oldenburg, dated 14 December 1675 [MS Add. 9597/2/18/45] Letter from Newton to Henry Oldenburg, dated 10 January 1675/6 [MS Add. 9597/2/18/48-49]

[58]

[59] 3 pp. on 2 ff.

[60]

in Latin with some English

[61] Draft letter from Newton to John Wallis concerning the publication of his 'Epistola posterior' [MS Add. 3977.7]

[62]

[63] 2 ff.

[64]

Published in H.W. Turnbull (ed), The Correspondence of Isaac Newton, vol. 1 (Cambridge: 1959), pp. 407-11

Letter from Newton to Henry Oldenburg, dated 21 December 1675 [MS Add. 9597/2/18/46-47] Letter from Newton to Henry Oldenburg, dated 25 January 1675/6 [MS Add. 9597/2/18/50]

[65]

[66] 2 ff.

[67]

Published in H.W. Turnbull (ed), The Correspondence of Isaac Newton, vol. 1 (Cambridge: 1959), pp. 332-3

Letter from Michael Dary to Newton, dated 15 October 1674 [MS Add. 9597/2/18/41]

[68]

[69] 2 pp.

[70]

in English

[71] Mr. Isaac Newton's Considerations on the former Reply [of Francis Linus] [Philosophical Transactions 121 (24 January 1675/6)] An extract of another Letter of Mr. Newton [Philosophical Transactions 121 (24 January 1675/6)] A particular Answer of Mr. Isaak Newton to Mr. Linus his Letter [Philosophical Transactions 123 (25 March 1676)] Letter to Oldenburg answering Linus's second letter on Newton's new doctrine of light and colour [EL/N1/51] Response to Linus's second letter concerning Newton's new theory of light and colours, dated 13 November 1675 [EL/N1/48] An Answer to this Letter [of Francis Linus], written 5 December 1674 [Philosophical Transactions 110 (25 January 1674/5)]

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