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Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642 - 1727 (Knight, natural philosopher and mathematician)


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


Manuscript notebook of John Wickins (d. 1719), friend, collaborator, and amanuensis of Isaac Newton, containing English and Latin works of theology and letters attributed to Newton, late seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10345
Content Description Contents: fol. i recto, ownership inscription of J. Wickins Trin: Coll Cant (possibly not in the hand of John Wickins), pasted to this leaf is a nineteenth-century note on letter paper (written after 1855, since it refers to Brewster's Memoirs of... Sir Isaac Newton, citing earlier sources, including the account by James Wickins in The Gentleman's Magazine (1802), p. 316, of a flagon and other items from Newton's chambers in Trinity); fol. ii recto, a further note in a nineteenth-century...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1677-1682; Other: 1677-1880

Newtoni de motu corporum liber secundus, 1670s

Reference Code: GBR/0012/Ms Dd.04.18
Scope and Contents

Newton's presentation copy of his professorial lectures. The word 'secundus' in the title is crossed through; it may have been originally intended for a second book of MS Dd.09.46, which is headed 'De motu corporum liber primus'. See also MSS Dd.09.67 and Dd.09.68.

Dates: 1670s
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