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Letter, 'Of the mathematical principle of reduction' from Jean Welin to Martin Folkes

Reference number: L&P/1/214

Date: 1743

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Contains numerous mathematical formulas and calculations.

Subject: Mathematics

Read 3 November 1743.

Reference number
L&P/1/214
Earliest possible date
1743
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
14 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

John Welin

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John Welin, Letter, 'Of the mathematical principle of reduction' from Jean Welin to Martin Folkes, 1743, L&P/1/214, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_1_214/letter-of-the-mathematical-principle-of-reduction-from-jean-welin-to-martin-folkes, accessed on 21 February 2024

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