## Correspondence of Scientific Men of the Seventeenth Century: Including Letters of Barrow, Flamsteed, Wallis, and Newton, Printed from the Originals in the Collection of the Right Honourable the Earl of Macclesfield, Volume 2 |

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### Contents

Acknowledgements Davenants problem Bakers Apollo | 1 |

On Bedwells ruler for measuring solid dimensions p | 2 |

Account of a difficulty in logarithmic trigonometry | 8 |

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adeoque æquatio Algebra angle answer arcus axis biquadratic calculations circulo colours concave concerning cubes cubic equations cujus curve Derby desire diameter Dict Diophantus doth ellipsis endeavour Ephemerides equal erit esteem eyeglass FLAMSTEED TO COLLINS friend and servant give glass GREGORY TO COLLINS hath Hevelius hope Horrox's Hugenius humble servant Huygens hyperbola infinite series intended ISAAC BARROW JOHN FLAMSTEED John WALLIS Jonas Moore lately letter is printed libration logarithms mention method numbers obliged servant observations occasion Oldenburg papers parabola parallax plane Pray problem procure proportion quadratic quadratic equations quam quantities quod radius rays received refraction roots Royal Society rule segments Selenography sent shew sines Slusius speculum square sun's suppose surd tables telescope thank thing thought tion Transactions treatise trouble tube WALLIS TO COLLINS write