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By John Wallis, Philip Beeley, Christoph Scriba, Uwe Mayer

This is often the second one quantity of a six quantity compendium at the correspondences of John Wallis (1616-1703). Wallis was once Savilian Professor of Geometry at Oxford from 1649 until eventually his demise, and was once a founding member of the Royal Society and a vital determine within the medical and highbrow heritage of britain. with his position as decipherer at the Parlimentary facet through the Civil struggle, he cleared the path for the invention of infinitesimal calculus by means of Newton and Leibniz and performed a decisive position in modernization of English arithmetic. This quantity presents attention-grabbing perception into the lifetime of Wallis via his correspondences with highbrow and political figures of the latter a part of the seventeenth century.

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1659/60; HUYGENS, CEuvres completes III, 26-8; 27. Cf. FERMAT-CARCAVI IX. 1659; FERMAT, CEuvres (18911912/22) II, 441-4. 1659; HUYGENS, CEuvres completes II, 538-40. 58 3. Pour ... e. 1660; FERMAT, CEuvres (1891- 17 5 10 15 5. CARCAVI to HUYGENS, [15]/25 June 1660 5 10 15 20 25 Voila Monsieur ce que J'ay receu de Mr. de Fermat depuis que Je n'ay eu 1'honneur de vous escrire59, Aprez quoy je vous supplie tres humblement agreer que je vous dise quelque chose de Mr. Walls, et vous en userez avec luy de la sorte qu'il vous plaira, n'ayant pas cru que je deusse respondre autre chose ny a son livre60 ni a une lettre61 qu'il m'escrivit au mesme terns qu'il m'a este rendu, qui fut le Jour avant mon depart de cette ville, que ce qu'il vous plaira de voir par la lettre62 que je luy escris, II est vray que J'ay este surpris de son precede, et que Je n'eusse pas attandu qu'il en diit user| de la sorte Envers Mr.

E. HUYGENS, Systema Saturnium, The Hague 1659. e. 1627-90), astronomer and member of Gresham College, later fellow and treasurer of the Royal Society. e. Sir Peter Ball (d. 1680), secretary of state to the Queen in the reigns of Charles I and Charles II, DNB. e. 1659. This apparently detailed description of William Ball's observations of Saturn has not survived. Cf. 1659] and HUYGENS, Brevis assertio systematis Saturnn sui, The Hague 1660, 7; HUYGENS, CEuvres completes XV, 446-7. e. Samuel Brown (d.

Celuy25 de Wallis que vous desirez de veoir ne se trouve pas icy chez les libraires, mais a la premiere occasion qui s'offre je vous envoyeray mon Exemplaire et seray tousjours 2. CHRISTIAN HUYGENS to PIERRE DE CARCAVI [17J/27 March [1659J/1660 Transmission: Cl Preliminary draft of missing letter sent: LEIDEN Bibliotheek der Rijksuniversiteit Hug. 45, No. —printed: HUYGENS, CEuvres completes III, 56. C2 Heavily revised and corrected draft of missing letter sent: LEIDEN Bibliotheek der Rijksuniversiteit Hug.

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