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Part of an autograph letter concerning a book to be sent by Huygens copied for Henry Oldenburg, titled 'Part of my lettre to M Hugens of June 23 1673'. Note stated: 'Translation entered Letter book 6, 165'
Verso side has the principle upon which Brouncker made his demonstration of the cycloid written by Oldenburg

Subject: Mathematics

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23 June 1673
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2 pages

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William Brouncker

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William Brouncker, Letter, from William Brouncker to Christiaan Huygens, 23 June 1673, EL/B1/11, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 20 June 2024

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