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Letter from the Earl of Macclesfield to William Jones, 28 October 1742

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/13/5/190-191

Scope and Contents

From the File:

This is an album consisting primarily of holograph letters to and from 17th and 18th century scientists, including Collins, Oughtred, Cavendish, Briggs, Fermat, Oldenburg, Halley, Boyle, Wallis and others. There are also some copy letters and other scientific papers.


  • 28 October 1742


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

Language of Materials


Existence and Location of Copies

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Rigaud, vol.I, pp.371-375, no.129.

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