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Aldrich, Henry, fl1995 (Dean of Christ Church, Oxford)


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Fragments of print translation of Apollonius by Halley, 1706

Identifier: Coll-33/Folio E [98]
Scope and Contents 5 unconnected pages from Halley's published translation of Apollonius, dedicated to Henry Aldrich, whose grant had funded the project.
Dates: 1706

Primo designatur..., 1680's

Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [196]
Scope and Contents This enormous and varied tranche of material begins as preliminary work, 'Ordo Faciendorum' for the Exercitatio Geometrica, mentioning in particular the work of Canon Sluse, and broadens into a running record of Gregory's thoughts on quadrature, mostly, beginning with a page of 'Desiderata'. Curiosities intervene: a writeup, possibly in the hand of one Robert Morrison, of everything known about the plant substance Nicotine; two more broadsheet cuttings of the mathematical showdown...
Dates: 1680's