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Gregory, David, 1659-1708 (astronomer and mathematician)

 Person

Found in 43 Collections and/or Records:

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A Meeting of the Gentlemen to whom his Royal Highness the Prince hath referred the care of printing of Mr Flamsteed's Astronomical Papers, July 1708

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/13/6/83-84
Scope and Contents

Another copy at Add. 9597/13/6/85.

Dates: July 1708
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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A Meeting of the Gentlemen to whom his Royal Highness the Prince hath referred the care of printing of Mr Flamsteed's Astronomical Papers, July 1708

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/13/6/85
Scope and Contents

Another copy at Add. 9597/13/6/83-84.

Dates: July 1708
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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Abstract of the Articles for Printing Flamsteed's 'Historia Coelestis Britannica', 17 November 1706

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/13/6/81-82
Scope and Contents From the Series:

This category contains the manuscript letters in the Macclesfield collection excluding the Newton holographs and letters to Newton. It also contains a few other items which were bound alongside these letters.

Dates: 17 November 1706
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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Articles for Printing Flamsteed's 'Historia Coelestis Britannica', 17 November 1706

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/13/6/78-80
Scope and Contents From the Series:

This category contains the manuscript letters in the Macclesfield collection excluding the Newton holographs and letters to Newton. It also contains a few other items which were bound alongside these letters.

Dates: 17 November 1706
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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Barrow's Pieces, c1650-c1700

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/11/50
Scope and Contents

Includes autograph material by Barrow, and copies of works by both Barrow and Gregory in the hand of Collins.

Dates: c1650-c1700
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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Copies of Correspondence between Isaac Newton and David Gregory, c 1880 (Original letters dated c 1691.)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4007.21: 256-278
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 1691.)
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 Papers concerning the Publication of Flamsteed's Historiae Coelestis, c 1880 (Original letters dated from 23 January 1704/5 to 19 July 1708.)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4007.37: 460-472
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 from 23 January 1704/5 to 19 July 1708.)
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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Copy Letter from David Gregory to Isaac Newton, c 1880 (Original letter dated 9 June 1684.)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4007.17: 218-220
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 letter dated 9 June 1684.)
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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Copy of a letter from David Gregory to Isaac Newton, c 1880 (Original letter dated 2 September 1687.)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4007.19: 239-240
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 letter dated 2 September 1687.)
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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Copy of a Letter from David Gregory to Isaac Newton, 23 December 1880 (Original letter dated 23 December 1697.)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4007.32: 434-435
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: 23 December 1880 (Original letter dated 23 December 1697.)
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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Copy of a Letter from David Gregory to Isaac Newton, c 1880 (Original letter dated 30 September 1702.)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4007.36: 458-459
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 letter dated 30 September 1702.)
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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Cursus Mathematicus, 1690 (circa) - The Edinburgh University Library copy of this work was made in 1690. A note on the back pastedown reads "Ex libris Alexandri Wilson 1694"

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/17/1
Scope and Contents

Edinburgh lectures by David Gregory, in an unknown hand, in plane trigonometry, Geometria Practica, and the Astronomical Institutes.

Dates: 1690 (circa) - The Edinburgh University Library copy of this work was made in 1690. A note on the back pastedown reads "Ex libris Alexandri Wilson 1694"
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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David Gregory's Algebra, c 1650 - c 1749

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/4/18
Scope and Contents

Unknown hand. Starts on p.35.

Dates: c 1650 - c 1749
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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David Gregory's Astronomy, c 1700 - c 1750

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/6/2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The Macclesfield Collection principally comprises the archives of John Collins (1625-1683) and William Jones (1675-1749). As well as being mathematicians in their own right, both men corresponded with leading scientific figures of their day and so the collection includes autograph material by Isaac Newton, Edmond Halley, Henry Briggs, Roger Cotes, Henry Oldenburg and Robert Hooke.

Dates: c 1700 - c 1750
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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David Gregory's Astronomy, c 1700 - c 1750

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/6/3
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The Macclesfield Collection principally comprises the archives of John Collins (1625-1683) and William Jones (1675-1749). As well as being mathematicians in their own right, both men corresponded with leading scientific figures of their day and so the collection includes autograph material by Isaac Newton, Edmond Halley, Henry Briggs, Roger Cotes, Henry Oldenburg and Robert Hooke.

Dates: c 1700 - c 1750
Conditions Governing Access: This item is fragile. It may only be produced with handling advice from trained reading room staff. Do not open beyond 70 degrees.
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David Gregory's Fluxions, c1700 - c1750

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/9/3
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The Macclesfield Collection principally comprises the archives of John Collins (1625-1683) and William Jones (1675-1749). As well as being mathematicians in their own right, both men corresponded with leading scientific figures of their day and so the collection includes autograph material by Isaac Newton, Edmond Halley, Henry Briggs, Roger Cotes, Henry Oldenburg and Robert Hooke.

Dates: c1700 - c1750
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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David Gregory's Fluxions, c 1700 - c 1750

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/9/4
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The Macclesfield Collection principally comprises the archives of John Collins (1625-1683) and William Jones (1675-1749). As well as being mathematicians in their own right, both men corresponded with leading scientific figures of their day and so the collection includes autograph material by Isaac Newton, Edmond Halley, Henry Briggs, Roger Cotes, Henry Oldenburg and Robert Hooke.

Dates: c 1700 - c 1750
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 Isaac Newton to David Gregory, November 1691

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3980.11
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: November 1691
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 Letters from the Referees of 'Historia Coelestis Britannica' to Ole Roemer Relating to Tycho's Observations, c 1705-c 1710

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4006.2: 3-5bis
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 1705-c 1710
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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Incomplete copy by David Gregory Tractatus de Quadratura Curvarum

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/2/18/83-88f
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Primarily Newton autographs and letters to Newton.

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 Adrian Verwer to David Gregory, February 1703

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/13/5/246-247
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: February 1703
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 David Gregory to Isaac Newton, 9 June 1684

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3980.1
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: 9 June 1684
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 David Gregory to Isaac Newton, 2 September 1684

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3980.2
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 September 1684
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 David Gregory to Isaac Newton, 27 August 1691

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3980.3
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: 27 August 1691
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 David Gregory to Isaac Newton, 10 October 1691

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3980.4
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: 10 October 1691
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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