Newton’s Mathematical Correspondence

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1.

Letter from Newton to a friend, together with Collins's description of a telescope mentioned in the Newton letter

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 9597/2/18/3, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00226

2.

Letter from Newton to Francis Aston, dated 18 May 1669

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 9597/2/18/4, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00227

3.

Letter from Newton to John Collins, dated 19 January 1669/70

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 9597/2/18/1, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00224

4.

Letter from Newton to John Collins, dated 6 February 1669/70

Author: Isaac Newton

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

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00225

5.

Letter from Newton to John Collins, dated 18 February 1669/70

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 9597/2/18/5, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00228

6.

Letter from Newton to John Collins, dated 11 July 1670

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 9597/2/18/6, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00229

7.

Draft letter from John Collins to Newton, written c. 13-16 July 1670

Author: John Collins

Source: MS Add. 9597/2/18/7, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00230

8.

Letter from Newton to John Collins, dated 16 July 1670

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 9597/2/18/8, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00231

9.

Draft letter from John Collins to Newton, dated 19 July 1670

Author: John Collins

Source: MS Add. 9597/2/18/9, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00232

10.

Letter from Newton to John Collins, dated 27 September 1670

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 9597/2/18/10, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00233

11.

Letter from John Collins to Newton, dated 5 July 1671

Author: John Collins

Source: MS Add. 3977.9, ff. 1r-1v, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00200

12.

Draft response from Newton to John Collins's letter of 5 July 1671

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 3977.9, ff. 2r-2v, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00201

13.

Letter from Newton to John Collins, dated 20 July 1671

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 9597/2/18/11, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00234

14.

Letter from Newton to Henry Oldenburg, dated 6 January 1671/2

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 9597/2/18/12, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00235

15.

Letter from Newton to Henry Oldenburg, dated 18 January 1671/2

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 9597/2/18/13, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00236

16.

Letter from Newton to Henry Oldenburg, dated 29 January 1671/2

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 9597/2/18/14, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00237

17.

Letter from Newton to Henry Oldenburg, dated 10 February 1671/2

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 9597/2/18/15, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00238

18.

Letter from Newton to Henry Oldenburg, dated 20 February 1671/2

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 9597/2/18/16, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00239

19.

Letter from John Collins to Newton, dated 30 April 1672

Author: John Collins

Source: MS Add. 9597/2/18/17, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00240

20.

Letter from Newton to John Collins, dated 25 May 1672

Author: Isaac Newton

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

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00241

21.

Letter from Newton to Henry Oldenburg, dated 19 June 1672

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 9597/2/18/21, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00243

22.

Letter from Newton to Henry Oldenburg, 6 July 1672

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 9597/2/18/19-20, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00242

23.

Letter from Newton to Henry Oldenburg, dated 8 July 1672

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 9597/2/18/22, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00244

24.

Letter from Newton to John Collins, dated 13 July 1672

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 9597/2/18/23, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00245

25.

Letter from Newton to Henry Oldenburg, dated 13 July 1672

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 9597/2/18/24, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00246

[1] 1 f.

[2]

Published in H.W. Turnbull (ed), The Correspondence of Isaac Newton, vol. 1 (Cambridge: 1959), pp. 3-7

[3]

[4] 1 f.

[5]

Published in H.W. Turnbull (ed), The Correspondence of Isaac Newton, vol. 1 (Cambridge: 1959), pp. 9-11

[6]

[7] 2 ff.

[8]

Published in H.W. Turnbull (ed), The Correspondence of Isaac Newton, vol. 1 (Cambridge: 1959), pp. 16-21

[9]

[10] Letter from Newton to John Collins, dated 6 February 1669/70 [MS Add. 9597/2/18/2]

[11] 2 ff.

[12]

Published in H.W. Turnbull (ed), The Correspondence of Isaac Newton, vol. 1 (Cambridge: 1959), pp. 23-5

Letter from Newton to John Collins, dated 19 January 1669/70 [MS Add. 9597/2/18/1] Letter from Newton to John Collins, dated 18 February 1669/70 [MS Add. 9597/2/18/5]

[13]

[14] 1 f.

[15]

Published in H.W. Turnbull (ed), The Correspondence of Isaac Newton, vol. 1 (Cambridge: 1959), p. 27

Letter from Newton to John Collins, dated 6 February 1669/70 [MS Add. 9597/2/18/2] Letter from Newton to John Collins, dated 11 July 1670 [MS Add. 9597/2/18/6]

[16]

[17] 2 ff.

[18]

Published in H.W. Turnbull (ed), The Correspondence of Isaac Newton, vol. 1 (Cambridge: 1959), pp. 30-1

Letter from Newton to John Collins, dated 18 February 1669/70 [MS Add. 9597/2/18/5] Draft letter from John Collins to Newton, written c. 13-16 July 1670 [MS Add. 9597/2/18/7]

[19]

[20] 1 f.

[21]

Published in H.W. Turnbull (ed), The Correspondence of Isaac Newton, vol. 1 (Cambridge: 1959), pp. 32-3

Letter from Newton to John Collins, dated 16 July 1670 [MS Add. 9597/2/18/8] Letter from Newton to John Collins, dated 11 July 1670 [MS Add. 9597/2/18/6]

[22]

[23] 2 ff.

[24]

Published in H.W. Turnbull (ed), The Correspondence of Isaac Newton, vol. 1 (Cambridge: 1959), pp. 34-5

Draft letter from John Collins to Newton, dated 19 July 1670 [MS Add. 9597/2/18/9] Draft letter from John Collins to Newton, written c. 13-16 July 1670 [MS Add. 9597/2/18/7]

[25]

[26] 1 f.

[27]

Published in H.W. Turnbull (ed), The Correspondence of Isaac Newton, vol. 1 (Cambridge: 1959), pp. 36-8

Letter from Newton to John Collins, dated 27 September 1670 [MS Add. 9597/2/18/10] Letter from Newton to John Collins, dated 16 July 1670 [MS Add. 9597/2/18/8]

[28]

[29] 2 ff.

[30]

Published in H.W. Turnbull (ed), The Correspondence of Isaac Newton, vol. 1 (Cambridge: 1959), pp. 42-4

Draft letter from John Collins to Newton, dated 19 July 1670 [MS Add. 9597/2/18/9]

[31]

[32] 2 pp.

[33]

in English with a little Latin

[34] Draft response from Newton to John Collins's letter of 5 July 1671 [MS Add. 3977.9, ff. 2r-2v] Letter from Newton to John Collins, dated 20 July 1671 [MS Add. 9597/2/18/11]

[35]

[36] 2 pp.

[37]

in English with two words in Latin

[38] Letter from John Collins to Newton, dated 5 July 1671 [MS Add. 3977.9, ff. 1r-1v]

[39]

[40] 2 ff.

[41]

Published in H.W. Turnbull (ed), The Correspondence of Isaac Newton, vol. 1 (Cambridge: 1959), pp. 67-9

Letter from John Collins to Newton, dated 5 July 1671 [MS Add. 3977.9, ff. 1r-1v]

[42]

[43] 2 ff.

[44]

Published in H.W. Turnbull (ed), The Correspondence of Isaac Newton, vol. 1 (Cambridge: 1959), pp. 79-80

[45]

[46] Letter from Newton to Henry Oldenburg, dated 18 January 1671/2 [MS Add. 9597/2/18/13]

[47] 2 ff.

[48]

Published in H.W. Turnbull (ed), The Correspondence of Isaac Newton, vol. 1 (Cambridge: 1959), pp. 82-3

Letter from Newton to Henry Oldenburg, dated 6 January 1671/2 [MS Add. 9597/2/18/12]

[49]

[50] 1 f.

[51]

Published in H.W. Turnbull (ed), The Correspondence of Isaac Newton, vol. 1 (Cambridge: 1959), p. 84

[52]

[53] 2 ff.

[54]

Published in H.W. Turnbull (ed), The Correspondence of Isaac Newton, vol. 1 (Cambridge: 1959), pp. 108-9

[55]

[56] 2 ff.

[57]

Published in H.W. Turnbull (ed), The Correspondence of Isaac Newton, vol. 1 (Cambridge: 1959), pp. 116-7

[58]

[59] 2 ff.

[60]

Published in H.W. Turnbull (ed), The Correspondence of Isaac Newton, vol. 1 (Cambridge: 1959), pp. 146-8

[61]

[62] Letter from Newton to John Collins, dated 25 May 1672 [MS Add. 9597/2/18/18]

[63] 1 f.

[64]

Published in H.W. Turnbull (ed), The Correspondence of Isaac Newton, vol. 1 (Cambridge: 1959), pp. 161-2

Letter from John Collins to Newton, dated 30 April 1672 [MS Add. 9597/2/18/17]

[65]

[66] 2 ff.

[67]

Published in H.W. Turnbull (ed), The Correspondence of Isaac Newton, vol. 1 (Cambridge: 1959), pp. 194-5

[68]

[69] 2 ff.

[70]

Published in H.W. Turnbull (ed), The Correspondence of Isaac Newton, vol. 1 (Cambridge: 1959), pp. 208-11

[71]

[72] 2 ff.

[73]

Published in H.W. Turnbull (ed), The Correspondence of Isaac Newton, vol. 1 (Cambridge: 1959), pp. 212-3

[74]

[75] 2 ff.

[76]

Published in H.W. Turnbull (ed), The Correspondence of Isaac Newton, vol. 1 (Cambridge: 1959), pp. 215-6

[77]

[78] 2 ff.

[79]

Published in H.W. Turnbull (ed), The Correspondence of Isaac Newton, vol. 1 (Cambridge: 1959), pp. 217-8

[80]

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