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"Part of A Letter from Monsieur Maupertius to Mr Folkes dated at Paris 12 Feb. 1740 N.S.", 1740 (After 12 February 1740.)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/13/5/209-210

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.


  • 1740 (After 12 February 1740.)


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


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

Language of Materials


Existence and Location of Copies

Add.9597/13/5/209,r.tif Add.9597/13/5/209,v.tif Add.9597/13/5/210,r.tif Add.9597/13/5/210,v.tif

Repository Details

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