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Letter from Sir Isaac Newton to Henry Oldenburg, 26 March 1672

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3976.2

Scope and Contents

Published in Philosophical Transactions (1665-1678), Vol. 7. (1672), pp. 4032-4034, as: "Mr. Newton's Letter to the Publisher of March 26. 1672. Containing Some More Suggestions about His New Telescope, and a Table of Apertures and Charges for the Several Lengths of That Instrument."


  • Creation: 26 March 1672


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2 folio(s) (ff.2 [folio] paper) : paper

Language of Materials



Corr. I, pp.123-126, n.50. Philosophical Transactions (1665-1678), Vol. 7. (1672), pp. 4032-4034.

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