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Mathematics

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Found in 195 Collections and/or Records:

DG's letter to Dr Aldrich about the present series ..., 11 October 1694

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Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [103]
Scope and Contents English note about the editorial presentation of a published series. Henry Aldrich was Gregory's friend and also Dean of Christ Church.
Dates: 11 October 1694

D.T. Nova methodus determinandi Maxima et Minima, c1690

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [32]
Scope and Contents Hand-copy of an article (Act. Eruditorum Lipsiae, Mar. 1683) by Tschirnhaus, on maxima and minima. The hand may not be Gregory's.
Dates: c1690

Ejusdem Marchionis Inventis solidi cui minime..., after 1699

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [123(2)]
Scope and Contents Notes on de l'Hôpital's analysis of curved solids.
Dates: after 1699

Epist ad D. Hugenium..., 10 September 1693

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [180]
Scope and Contents Draft of a letter to Christiaan Huygens, in which Gregory follows up on his promise in Holland to send along his 'second method' of quadrature in detail.
Dates: 10 September 1693

Epistola de quadraturis Dav: Gre: ad Wallisium missa et vol: alt: impressa, 1 July 1692

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [73]
Scope and Contents Draft of a letter (final version dated 21 July) to John Wallis, who wished to include Gregory's 'second method' of quadrature in the 1693 revision of his 'Algebra'.
Dates: 1 July 1692

Ex Scriptis H. van Heurat, s.d.

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [59]
Scope and Contents A writeup of Heurat's theorems on the quadrature of curves, possibly written out by one 'D Verwer'.
Dates: s.d.

Ex Tschurnhausii Theoremate et Methodo Deducitur Canon meus, 1688

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [207]
Scope and Contents A 11-page tranche of workpapers in which Gregory derives his own conclusions from the work of Tchirnhausen.
Dates: 1688

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

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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

Explanation of Symbols, c1780-c1803

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Identifier: Coll-204/18
Scope and Contents Volume contains manuscript notes on the symbology of mathematics and engineering, followed by miscellanea on dymanics ('wheel carriages' being a special topic). There are some minor diagrams, and some of the terms are glossed with Russian.
Dates: c1780-c1803

Extracta ex Journales des Scavans, after 1682

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [111]
Scope and Contents Notes on curves, taken "ex transact: philos: gallicis 1682".
Dates: after 1682