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Continuation of an extract of a letter, from Isaac Newton to John Collins

Reference number: EL/N1/42

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EL/N1/44 and EL/N1/43 for beginning of this letter
Discussing convex and concave speculums; transcribes Hooke's words about his experiments on telescopes and microscopes by reflexion; concerning Mr Gregory's work on hyperbolic and elliptic glasses
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EL/N1/42
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2 pages
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Manuscript

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Isaac Newton

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Isaac Newton, Continuation of an extract of a letter, from Isaac Newton to John Collins, EL/N1/42, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_n1_42/continuation-of-an-extract-of-a-letter-from-isaac-newton-to-john-collins, accessed on 16 July 2024

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