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Extract of a letter, from John Wallis to Johannes Hevelius

Reference number: EL/W2/26

Date: 31 December 1673

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Concerning the division of the curve of a quadrant by concentric circles and diagonals

Reference number
EL/W2/26
Earliest possible date
31 December 1673
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

John Wallis

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John Wallis, Extract of a letter, from John Wallis to Johannes Hevelius, 31 December 1673, EL/W2/26, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_w2_26/extract-of-a-letter-from-john-wallis-to-johannes-hevelius, accessed on 25 July 2024

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