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Letter from John Flamsteed to Isaac Newton, 26 September 1685

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3979.8

Scope and Contents

MS Add. 3979/4 was enclosed with this letter.


  • 26 September 1685


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.


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

Language of Materials


Existence and Location of Copies

In the Bodleian there is an unsent draft dated 25 September.

Related Materials

In reply to 'Newton to Flamsteed', 19 September 1685 (Bodleian]; for answer see 'Newton to Flamsteed', 14 October 1685 (Bodleian). Continued in Add. 3979/9.


Corr., vol. II, pp.421-428, n.282; Flamsteed, vol. II, pp.251-256, n.543b.

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