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Papers of David Gregory
    Gregory Papers

Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Division

De Transmutatione Figurarum

Item Summary

Reference Code

GB 0237 David Gregory Dk.1.2.1 Quarto A [96]

Date(s)

c1688-1707

Extent and medium of the unit of description

1

manuscript

Name of creator

Craig (or Craige) | John | d. 1731 | Mathematician and prebendary of Salisbury

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

A treatment by Craig(e) of transmutation of a particular curve into another.

Secondarily, there is a tabulation of the Measures of the Blood Vessells in Dogs by James Kyll MD at Oxford in 1699, and a Dr Robert Areskine's Measures of the Arterys (human? canine?). There is also a 1707 note about how the French form the chamber of their mortars, and a passing mention of a new proposal on quadrature just brought before the Royal Society.

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