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Gascoigne, William, c 1612-1644 (inventor of optical instruments)

 Person

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Letter from William Gascoigne to William Oughtred, c February 1641

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/13/5/104-107
Scope and Contents From the File:

This is an album consisting primarily of holograph letters to and from 17th and 18th century scientists, including Collins, Oughtred, Cavendish, Briggs, Fermat, Oldenburg, Halley, Boyle, Wallis and others. There are also some copy letters and other scientific papers.

Dates: c February 1641
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
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Letter from William Gascoigne to William Oughtred, 2 Dec. 1640

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/13/5/103
Scope and Contents From the File:

This is an album consisting primarily of holograph letters to and from 17th and 18th century scientists, including Collins, Oughtred, Cavendish, Briggs, Fermat, Oldenburg, Halley, Boyle, Wallis and others. There are also some copy letters and other scientific papers.

Dates: 2 Dec. 1640
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
 Item

Observations sent with letter from Gascoigne to Oughtred, c February 1641 [9597/13/5/104-107], c February 1641

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/13/5/108-109
Scope and Contents From the File:

This is an album consisting primarily of holograph letters to and from 17th and 18th century scientists, including Collins, Oughtred, Cavendish, Briggs, Fermat, Oldenburg, Halley, Boyle, Wallis and others. There are also some copy letters and other scientific papers.

Dates: c February 1641
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.