Copies of Letters from William Derham and John Lee relating to a biography of Isaac Newton, c 1880 (Original letters dated 18 July 1733 to '9 August 1833'. The latter is, of course, a mis-copying for 1733.)
Scope and Contents
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.
- c 1880 (Original letters dated 18 July 1733 to '9 August 1833'. The latter is, of course, a mis-copying for 1733.)
Conditions Governing Access
Unlike the rest of the collection, Add. 4007 has not been microfilmed, and is therefore available on request to those eligible to view manuscripts in the manuscripts reading room.
5 folio(s) (ff.5 paper) : paper
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