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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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

Querys to Sr Humphrey Mackworth June 1706, June 1706

Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [49.2]
Scope and Contents A list of questions about the manner of valuation of Welsh assets in light of political "Accession" to England. The precedents were doubtless of interest to Gregory, about to start intensive work on analogous Scottish issues in connection with the Act of Union, which came into force within a year. Calculating the customs and excise "Equivalent" compensatory payment was almost certainly the particular job before him here. Sir Humphry Mackworth (1657-1727) was a Shropshire politician and...
Dates: June 1706