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Maizeaux, Pierre Des, 1673-1745 (biographer and journalist)

 Person

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

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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

Contents of Des Maizeaux's'Recueil' and copies of some letters published therein, c 1720-c 1727

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3968.36: 505-538
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 1720-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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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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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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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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Several drafts of letters of Newton to Des Maizeaux after the death of Leibnitz, c 1716-c 1720

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3968.27: 383-411
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 1716-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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Two printed copies of Newton's letter to the Abbe Conti, with remarks of Newton on the letter of Leibnitz to the Abbe Conti, August 1717

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4005.3: 1-16
Scope and Contents

These were shorts printed by Newton in London in Augut 1717 to be added to Raphson's "History of Fluxions" (after Leibniz's death). They were seen by Des Maizeaux, who then persuaded more letters out of Conti (early 1718). Bth were printed together in Tome 2 of "Recueil de diverses piéces par Mrs. Leibniz, Clarke, Newton, & autre autheurs celébres" (Amsterdam, 1720), pp.20., 82 & 107.

Dates: August 1717
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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