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Letter from John Flamsteed to Isaac Newton, 7 February 1694 (1694/5)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3979.22

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.


  • 7 February 1694 (1694/5)


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 [quarto] paper) : paper

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Related Materials

In further reply to: 'Newton to Flamsteed', 15 and 26 January 1674/5 (Corpus Christi College Library, Oxford). For reply see: 'Newton to Flamsteed', 16 February 1674/5 (Corpus Christi College Library, Oxford).


Corr., vol. IV, pp.83-86, n.493; Flamsteed, vol. II, pp.565-568, n.681.

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