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Collins details what Oldenburg may utilise within his account of [Isaac] Barrow's edition of 'Archimedes Apollonius Theodosius', including Dr. Barrow's preface to the text and aspects of his analysis. Over leaf are notes in Oldenburg's hand.

Subject: Mathematics

Reference number
CLP/24/33
Earliest possible date
17th century
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

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John Collins

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John Collins, Letter, from John Collins to Henry Oldenburg [Secretary of the Royal Society], 17th century, CLP/24/33, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_24_33/letter-from-john-collins-to-henry-oldenburg-secretary-of-the-royal-society, accessed on 22 June 2024

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