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Molyneux Papers, 1952-10-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 35/174

Scope and Contents

A microfilm of papers of the Molyneux family:

1. Evangelista Torricellio, 'On the Motion of Heavy Bodys Naturally Falling and Projected. In Two Books. Wherein are shewn the Ingenious Performances of Nature by Motion In A Parabolick Line. And the universal Doctrine of Projects is Dispatchd by the Description of a Semicircle', translated from the Latin by William Molyneaux, Dublin, October 1681.

2. Letter book of Samuel Molyneaux, 1707-1709.

3. Correspondence of John Flamsteed and William Molyneaux, 1681-1688.

4. Notes for a History of Ireland.

5. Notes on Irish manors.

6. William Molyneaux's translation of parts of Galileo's Dialogues.

7. Account book of Samuel Molyneaux, 1714-1718.

8. Part of the will of Lady Capell, proved 21 June 1721 (Samuel Molyneaux was a trustee).


  • Creation: 1952-10-11


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From the Management Group:

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1 item(s) (1 microfilm)

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

A list of contents is with the microfilm.

Existence and Location of Originals

The microfilm was made from the original papers held by the Southampton Civic Centre.

Related Materials

RGO 35/157 is a transcript of correspondence between William Molyneaux and John Flamsteed.

Finding aid date

2007-01-30 14:16:36+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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