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Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, 1646-1716 (mathematician)

 Person

Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:

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'Ad Lectorem' prefixed to the second edition of the Commercium epistolicum, c 1710-c 1720

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3968.21: 312-332
Scope and Contents

Several drafts.

Dates: c 1710-c 1720
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
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Analysis and Synthesis: Newton's declaration of the manner of their application in the 'Principia', c 1716-c 1718

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/2/11
Scope and Contents

Draft for a new preface to Principia in light of the argument over priority of invention of calculus.

Dates: c 1716-c 1718
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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Annotations in Commercium Epistolicum, c 1715-c 1720

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3968.14: 236-252
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The Portsmouth Collection is the principal collection of Isaac Newton's scientific and mathematical papers, including early drafts of the Principia, and his correspondence with Oldenburg, Halley Flamsteed and many of the other most prominent scientists of his day.

Dates: c 1715-c 1720
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
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Appendix Containing Newton's Proofs of his Priority, c 1710-c 1720

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3968.15: 253-254
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The Portsmouth Collection is the principal collection of Isaac Newton's scientific and mathematical papers, including early drafts of the Principia, and his correspondence with Oldenburg, Halley Flamsteed and many of the other most prominent scientists of his day.

Dates: c 1710-c 1720
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
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'Avertissement au Lecteur' and other short notes, c 1717

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/2/14
Scope and Contents

The 'Avertissement au Lecteur' was Newton's response to Des Maiseaux's publication of the Leibniz-Clarke correspondence.

Dates: c 1717
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.
 Series

Copies of an English translation in Newton's hand of Leibnitz's letter to Chamberlayne; and of a letter fron Newton to Des Maizeaux, c 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4007.64: 758-766
Scope and Contents

See 3968.27: 401 ff.

Dates: c 1880
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unlike the rest of the collection, Add. 4007 has not been microfilmed, and is therefore available on request to those eligible to view manuscripts in the manuscripts reading room.
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Copies of Letters from Leibnitz, Slusius etc. to Oldenburg, c 1722

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3971.1: 1-38
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Transcripts of mathematical and astronomical letters and papers, apparently made for the use of Isaac Newton, in various hands. Included are copies of works by R.F. Slusius, Antonio Monforte, Jacques Ozanam, G.W. Leibnitz, E.W. von Tschirnhaus, Henry Oldenburg, T.F. de Lagny, G.D. Cassini, John Craig and S. Morland.

Dates: c 1722
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
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Copies of Mathematical Papers by Tshirnhausen, Leibnitz, Slusius etc., c 1722

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3971.2: 39-66
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Transcripts of mathematical and astronomical letters and papers, apparently made for the use of Isaac Newton, in various hands. Included are copies of works by R.F. Slusius, Antonio Monforte, Jacques Ozanam, G.W. Leibnitz, E.W. von Tschirnhaus, Henry Oldenburg, T.F. de Lagny, G.D. Cassini, John Craig and S. Morland.

Dates: c 1722
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
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Copy by Sir Isaac Newton Newton of Leibnitz's letter to Pierre RĂ©mond De Monmort, c 1716 (Original letter dated 9 April 1716)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3968.31: 445-459
Scope and Contents

Also a draft of Newton's 'Observations' printed in Joseph's Raphson, "History of Fluxions" (1715), p.111.

Dates: c 1716 (Original letter dated 9 April 1716)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
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Copy in Newton's hand of Leibnitz's letter to Hans Sloane, c 1715 (The date of the original letter is 29 December 1711.)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3968.18: 258-262
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The Portsmouth Collection is the principal collection of Isaac Newton's scientific and mathematical papers, including early drafts of the Principia, and his correspondence with Oldenburg, Halley Flamsteed and many of the other most prominent scientists of his day.

Dates: c 1715 (The date of the original letter is 29 December 1711.)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
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Copy Letters of Newton and Various Correspondents, c 1880 (Original letters dated c 1715-1716)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4007.44: 563-578
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The Portsmouth Collection is the principal collection of Isaac Newton's scientific and mathematical papers, including early drafts of the Principia, and his correspondence with Oldenburg, Halley Flamsteed and many of the other most prominent scientists of his day.

Dates: c 1880 (Original letters dated c 1715-1716)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unlike the rest of the collection, Add. 4007 has not been microfilmed, and is therefore available on request to those eligible to view manuscripts in the manuscripts reading room.
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Draft Letter from John Collins to Henry Oldenburg for Leibniz, c 1700

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/13/5/77-78
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 1700
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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Draft letter from Sir Isaac Newton probably to John Chamberlayne, defending Keill, c 1710-c 1720

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3968.30 438-444
Scope and Contents

Also a copy in Newton's hand of an English translation of Leibnitz's letter to Chamberlayne.

Dates: c 1710-c 1720
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
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Draft letter from Sir Isaac Newton to Pierre des Maizeaux, c 1710-c 1720

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3968.29: 420-437
Scope and Contents

Contains proposed additions to the "Remarks" on Leibnitz's second Letter to the Abbe Conti (see Des Maizeaux, Vol. 2, pp. 82-106.)

Dates: c 1710-c 1720
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
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Draft of Letter from Sir Isaac Newton to the Editor of Memoirs of Literature, 17 May 1712

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3968.17: 257
Scope and Contents

Not published in Memoirs of Literature

Dates: 17 May 1712
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
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Extract from a letter from Leibnitz complaining of an attack on his "bonne foi", c 1710-c 1720

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3968.24: 368
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The Portsmouth Collection is the principal collection of Isaac Newton's scientific and mathematical papers, including early drafts of the Principia, and his correspondence with Oldenburg, Halley Flamsteed and many of the other most prominent scientists of his day.

Dates: c 1710-c 1720
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
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Historia methodi infinitesimalis, c 1715

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3968.13: 173-235
Scope and Contents

Several varying copies. Also corrigenda to "Account of the Commercium Epistolicum" (i.e. the English "Recensio") published in Philosophical Transactions (1683-1775), Vol. 29. (1714 - 1716), pp. 173-224.

Dates: c 1715
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
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Historical Annotations on the Elogium of Leibnitz, c 1700-c 1727

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3968.26: 372-382
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The Portsmouth Collection is the principal collection of Isaac Newton's scientific and mathematical papers, including early drafts of the Principia, and his correspondence with Oldenburg, Halley Flamsteed and many of the other most prominent scientists of his day.

Dates: c 1700-c 1727
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
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Latin translation of the "Account of the Commercium Epistolicum" (i.e. the English "Recensio") in Philosophical Transactions (1683-1775), Vol. 29. (1714 - 1716), pp. 173-224., c 1715

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3968.20: 296-311
Scope and Contents

The translation differs from that in the second edition of the Commercium Epistolicum.

Dates: c 1715
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
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Letter from John Keill to Isaac Newton, 2 June 1714

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3985/11
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The Portsmouth Collection is the principal collection of Isaac Newton's scientific and mathematical papers, including early drafts of the Principia, and his correspondence with Oldenburg, Halley Flamsteed and many of the other most prominent scientists of his day.

Dates: 2 June 1714
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
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Letter from John Machin, 25 January 1715

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/13/5/193
Scope and Contents

"Machin's letter was most probably addressed to Jones, and was certainly communicated to Halley." Rigaud

Dates: 25 January 1715
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 Newton for Publication, c 1880 (Original letter dated May 1712.)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4007.39: 510-512
Scope and Contents

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Dates: c 1880 (Original letter dated May 1712.)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unlike the rest of the collection, Add. 4007 has not been microfilmed, and is therefore available on request to those eligible to view manuscripts in the manuscripts reading room.
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Letter from Sir Isaac Newton to the Abbe Conti in reply to the Postscript of Leibniz to the same, c 1710-c 1727

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3968.38: 558-574
Scope and Contents

The letter refers to the first Postscript given in Des Maizeaux.

Dates: c 1710-c 1727
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
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Letter from Thomas Baker to John Collins, 27 December 1676

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/13/5/26
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: 27 December 1676
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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Miscellaneous Newton papers, including some relating to the Leibniz controversy, c 1700-c 1727

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/2/15
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Primarily Newton autographs and letters to Newton.

Dates: c 1700-c 1727
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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