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Arbuthnot, John, 1667-1735 (Scottish physician and satirist)

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

A treatise of chance written by Dr Arbuthnot anno 1694, 1694

 Item
Identifier: Coll-33/Folio B [18]
Scope and Contents An English piece on probability, probably in John Arbuthnot's hand, with an earlier one-page transcription of a 1690 Acta Eruditorum piece in Gregory's hand.

Folio E, c1692-c1708

 Series — Box: Dk.1.2
Identifier: Coll-33/Folio E
Scope and Contents The constitution of the Folio E papers of David Gregory follows: The documents' order is random, but the collection has several foci. One is David Gregory the academic's need for books. Numerous shopping lists for titles abroad reflect this, (one of which also includes a requirement for tea), as do inventories of other people's libraries nearer to home. Another focus in the collection is Gregory's public role...