Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642 - 1727 (Knight, natural philosopher and mathematician)
Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:
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.
'The first three sections of the Cambridge Edition of Sir Isaac Newton's Principia 1810', pp. 1-90, written in Latin, with annotations by Maskelyne.
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The letters and papers relate chiefly to interests in natural philosophy and mathematics, but there are also a few on the Palatines and French codes and on family matters.
Comparing the contents with the 1798 catalogue, bundle number 12 is missing.
A mathematical paper containing problems and equations and a list of candidates for election to the Royal Society: John Jeron Schroler, Lilienthal, Bremen; Joseph (Giuseppe) Piazzi, Palermo, Sicily; Dr Olbers, Bremen; and Dr C.F. Gauss, Brunswick. There are propositions and corollaries from Newton's 'Principia', in Latin and English, and from Aristotle's 'Rhetoric', in Greek and English.
Plans for a proposed national monument to Sir Isaac Newton in Leicester Square, undated but possibly c. 1816.
For Georg von Neumayer see RGO 96/13/1.