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Observations on the Algebra of Kinckhuysen, c 1669

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3959.1: 1-21

Scope and Contents

In 1669 Newton was asked by Barrow and Collins to add notes to a translation of Kinckhuysen's Algebra. He agreed on the condition that he would remain anonymous. This is a draft of these notes.


  • c 1669


Conditions Governing Access

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 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.


21 folio(s) (ff.21 [quarto] paper) : paper

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