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Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Apud Doctorem Ruyschium Amsterodami, 24 May 1693

Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [10]
Scope and Contents Notes from a paediatric anatomy demonstration, that appears to have dealt with certain birth defects. Followed by what appears to be a note about an actuarial problem concerning human senescence; several individuals who have worked on it are named, including Christiaan Huygens. Then follows a diagram of a machine designed by Jan Hudde for descrying a curve of changing slope. Last is a note about a conversation with Hudde about calculating dimensions and focal length of lenses in apertures.
Dates: 24 May 1693

Brasseri Methodus inveniendi divisores numeri, 1690's

Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [130]
Scope and Contents The meaning of 'Brasseri' is not clear. A note on Hudde follows. This item is out of sequence: it comes before C 129.
Dates: 1690's

De problematibus arithmeticis et geometricis in generali consideratis et horum Historia, s.d.

Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [91]
Scope and Contents A short treatise on some of the recent evolution in maths.
Dates: s.d.

Demonstratio 10me Regulae Huddenii, May 1680

Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [103]
Scope and Contents A problem from Descartes, worked through by Hudde, whose notes were included in the 1659 edition of the Geometria. This was probably written out in Rotterdam and sent to a friend as a letter.

Juxtaposed to this item, and possibly out of sequence, is the unlabelled and undated "Francisci Renati Slusii Methodus Tangentium', extracted in a hand other than Gregory's, from the January 1673 Transactions.
Dates: May 1680

Excerpta de Codico M.S. Henratii communicata a [illegible], 27 May 1693

Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [19]
Scope and Contents Extract of a volume (only partially cited) found by David Gregory in Amsterdam. He captions this "F: a. Schoten', suggesting that the work transcribed is that of geometer Frans van Schooten (1615-1660). The work concerns curves and quadratures, and is laced with comparisons to the work of Jan Hudde.
Dates: 27 May 1693

Folio C, c1680-c1708

 Series — Volume Dc.1.61: Series Coll-33/Folio C
Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C
Scope and Contents The papers of David Gregory consist of: These are mostly handwritten items, bound together as a volume, though with some loose insertions of manuscripts which had strayed, some of them with modern annotations concerning their provenance. Their scope and content is as David Gregory indexed them, save for the missing items, which consist of two dozen papers and letters on general physics and maths, and several...
Dates: c1680-c1708

Index Chartarum in M.S. C. in folio, 1700

Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [index]
Scope and Contents An index, in Gregory's hand, to the material he designated as Folio C.
Dates: 1700

Jac: Gregorius De Maximis et Minimis, c1660-1675

Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [150]
Scope and Contents Thoughts on graphing certain functions, proceeding from earlier notes on Hudde. These are in the form of a letter (without address or name).
Dates: c1660-1675

Quarto A, c1680-c1708

 Series — Box Dk.1.2: Series Coll-33/Quarto A; Series Coll-33/Folio B; Series Coll-33/Folio D; Series Coll-33/Folio E
Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A
Scope and Contents The papers of David Gregory in Quarto A consist of: 107 manuscript papers and an index, relating to: theoretical physics, including optics, especially treatises on refraction and colour, on mechanics, specifically on velocity, gravitation, centrifugal and centripetal force, and the movement of solids through fluid, and an occasional thought on magnetic attraction. Applied physics, considering ships, tides, and...
Dates: c1680-c1708

Tractata et Dicta Huddenis Amsterodami, Maio 1693, 27 May 1693

Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [9]
Scope and Contents Minute account of a day-long meeting with Jan Hudde in Amsterdam, covering things algebraic. Allusions to Gerardus Mercator's vindication about hyperbolics, and to foliate curves in general.
Dates: 27 May 1693