Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
A Letter from Ezra Stiles, President of Yale College, America, to Sir William Jones … Jan. 18, 1794. Received by the Asiatic Society after the death of Sir W. Jones., 1794
This letter is on the Indian chronology and mythology.
A short chronicle from the first memory of things in Europe to the conquest of Persia by Alexander the Great, 1727
? A note on f.1r reads: "This is the original manuscript from which Sr Isaac Newton's Chronology was printed in 1727. & belongs to John Conduitt."
Reprinted articles and a few additional papers on ancient chronology.
The Macclesfield Collection principally comprises the archives of John Collins (1625-1683) and William Jones (1675-1749). As well as being mathematicians in their own right, both men corresponded with leading scientific figures of their day and so the collection includes autograph material by Isaac Newton, Edmond Halley, Henry Briggs, Roger Cotes, Henry Oldenburg and Robert Hooke.
Notes on a series of lectures given by J.G. Graevius on two chronological tables taken from works of D. Pétau.
Correspondence and other papers regarding chronology.
File of correspondence with various individuals regarding the commencement of the twentieth century, 1898-1900.
Correspondence with various individuals regarding chronology and historical research, 1906-1915, including correspondence with the Revd Jones on the 360-day period of Chaldeans; V.C. Robertson and W.B. Douglas on reform of the calendar; E. Powell on new Moons and eclipses in 1799; and F. Bligh-Bond on the orientation of churches.
A draft of the treatise published in 1727.
Includes notes on Tibet, Chinese history and geography and the opium trade.