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Lyons, Israel, 1739 - 1775 (mathematician and botanist)

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Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

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Account with Israel Lyons, 1774-02-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/17: 464-465
Scope and Contents From the File: Papers regarding payments for work done on behalf of the Board.
Dates: 1774-02-17
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Algebraic equations to find roots

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/251
Scope and Contents Various algebraic equations by Israel Lyons on finding roots of equations.
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Algebraic notes

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/250
Scope and Contents Various undated algebraic notes dealing with the clearing of surds from algebraic equations and a brief resumé of the work of Leonard of Pisa. The volume was compiled by Israel Lyons.
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Analysis of Cotes' 'Scholium generale', 1756

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/241
Scope and Contents An analysis by Israel Lyons of the problems in the 'Scholium Generale of Cotes Harmonia Mensurum'.
Dates: 1756
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Analysis of Cotes' 'Scholium Generale', 1756

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/243
Scope and Contents An analysis by Israel Lyons of the construction in Roger Cotes' 'Scholium Generale', with an index to fourteen problems.
Dates: 1756
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Book on central forces, 1758 - 1759

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/238
Scope and Contents A book on central forces by Israel Lyons, including articles on resistance to bodies moving under central forces. The volume includes an answer to Mr Murdoch on the centre of gravity, October 1758, and extracts and analysis of propositions from Newton's 'Principia'.
Dates: 1758 - 1759
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Booklet on central forces

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/239
Scope and Contents A booklet by Israel Lyons on central forces, with diagrams and equations.
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Booklet on mechanics, 1767

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/237
Scope and Contents A booklet on mechanics, with diagrams and equations of falling bodies and projectiles, autographed 'I L' (Israel Lyons).
Dates: 1767
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Booklet on mechanics and falling bodies

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/236
Scope and Contents An undated booklet by Israel Lyons on mechanics and mechanical problems and on the mathematics of falling bodies.
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Booklet on mechanics, planets, moments and capillaries

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/244
Scope and Contents An undated booklet by Israel Lyons containing sections on mechanical powers, primary planets, moments of bodies and capillary tubes.
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Booklet on Newton's 'Principia'

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/240
Scope and Contents An undated booklet by Israel Lyons on Newton's 'Principia', Book 1, Proposition 91, Corollary 2, dealing with Newton's differential method concerning the logarithmic spiral.
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Errors in lunar distances, 1765 - 1766

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/292
Scope and Contents 'To clear the distance of the Moon from a star from the effects of refraction and parallax', February 1766. The envelope includes copies of reports made to the Board of Longitude by John Howe, undated, and M. Raper of Thorley Hall, 9 July 1765, on the method of Israel Lyons and George Witchell for correcting observed distances. There are also a number of tables on the Sun's parallax.
Dates: 1765 - 1766
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Israel Lyons, 1774-08-22 - 1774-09-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/187/7: 1-3
Scope and Contents Letter dated 22 August 1774, regarding a problem to find instrumental errors using the known right ascensions of stars, and errors in a pendulum at altitudes. An unconnected note, dated 22 August to 28 September 1774, concerning theodolite measurements for the Schiehallion Experiment has been included with the letter.
Dates: 1774-08-22 - 1774-09-28
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Israel Lyons Jnr, Cambridge, 1766

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/187/1: 1-2
Scope and Contents Letter containing calculations for the occultations of stars.
Dates: 1766
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Of infinite products, 1758

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/259
Scope and Contents A treatise by Israel Lyons, including pieces to resolve an infinite product into an infinite series, to express fluents by infinite products and of interpoling series by infinite products. There are numerous examples of finding the value of a product.
Dates: 1758
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Solution of algebraic equations, 1760 - 1787

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/246
Scope and Contents Differential method by Israel Lyons for the solution to algebraic equations using difference tables, with a loose price list for French science books of 1760-1787.
Dates: 1760 - 1787
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Solutions by the differential method, 1775

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/247
Scope and Contents Differential method by Israel Lyons, with various algebraic equations and difference tables.
Dates: 1775
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Treatise of fluxions, 1758

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/242
Scope and Contents The original manuscript of Israel Lyons' 'Treatise of Fluxions', divided into twelve sections.1. The direct method of fluxions: i. Definitions; ii. Fluxions of the sum and differences of quantities; iii. Fluxions of rectangles and powers; iv. To find the relation of the fluxion from the relation of the fluents; v. Of 2nd, 3rd and 4th fluxions.2. The inverse method of fluxions: i. Of the fluents of simple quantities; ii. Newton's binomial theorem demonstrated; iii. Demoivre's...
Dates: 1758
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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