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Letter, from John Wallis to William Brouncker, dated at Oxford

Reference number: EL/W1/65

Date: 04 November 1668


Discussing James Gregory's work 'Vera circuli et hyperbolae quadratura, in propria sua proportionis specie, inventa, & demonstrata'; Wallis demonstrates in 27 points how the circle cannot be 'analytically squared'
Read to the Royal Society on 3 December 1668

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04 November 1668
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John Wallis

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