Newton’s Mathematical Papers

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1.

Mathematical Notebook

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 4000, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00128

2.

Newton's Waste Book

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 4004, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00176

3.

Method of Curves and Infinite Series, and application to the Geometry of Curves

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 3960.14, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00299

4.

Unarranged fragments, mostly relating to the dispute with Leibniz

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 3968, ff. 594r-619v, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00385

5.

The Lawes of Motion

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 3958.5, ff. 81r-83v, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00105

6.

Apographum schediasmatis a Newtono olim scripti

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 3968, ff. 1r-2v, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00345

7.

The October 1666 Tract on Fluxions

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 3958.3, ff. 48v-63v, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00100

8.

De Solutione Problematum per Motum

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 3958.3, ff. 68r-76v, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00101

9.

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

10.

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

11.

De Analysi per aequationes numero terminorum infinitas

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS/81/4, Royal Society Library, London, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00204

12.

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

13.

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

14.

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

15.

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

16.

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

17.

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

18.

Unpublished Appendix to 'methodus': Problem IX

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 3960.4, pp. 33-48, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00295

19.

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

20.

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

21.

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

22.

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

23.

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

24.

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

25.

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

[1] 170 pp.

[2]

[3] 2181 ff.

[4] Newton's Waste Book (Part 1) Newton's Waste Book (Part 2) Newton's Waste Book (Part 3)

[5] 53 pp.

[6]

in Latin with a few words of Greek

[7] Method of Curves and Infinite Series, and application to the Geometry of Curves (Part 1) Method of Curves and Infinite Series, and application to the Geometry of Curves (Part 2) Method of Curves and Infinite Series, and application to the Geometry of Curves (Part 3)

[8]

[9] 16 ff.

[10]

in French, English and Latin

[11] 6 pp.

[12]

[13] 2 pp of 2 fos.

[14]

in English with some Latin

[15] 29 pp.

[16]

[17] 29 pp.

[18]

[19] 1 f.

[20]

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

[21]

[22] 1 f.

[23]

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

[24]

[25] 15 pp. on 9 ff.

[26]

in Latin

[27] 2 ff.

[28]

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

[29]

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

[31] 2 ff.

[32]

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]

[33]

[34] 1 f.

[35]

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]

[36]

[37] 2 ff.

[38]

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]

[39]

[40] 2 ff.

[41]

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]

[42]

[43] 2 ff.

[44]

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]

[45]

[46] 12 pp.

[47]

in Latin

[48]

[49] 2 pp.

[50]

in English with two words in Latin

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

[52]

[53] 2 ff.

[54]

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]

[55]

[56] 2 ff.

[57]

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

[58]

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

[60] 2 ff.

[61]

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]

[62]

[63] 1 f.

[64]

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

[65]

[66] 2 ff.

[67]

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

[68]

[69] 2 ff.

[70]

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

[71]

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