Item Details

Call Number: MS Gen 146/1
Date of Creation: 1740
Place of Creation: Edinburgh, Scotland
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Gen 146
Content: Letter from Matthew Stewart to Robert Simson, dated Edr. Jan. 3, 1741, enclosing a theorem which he thinks might be of some service towards finding the quadrature of the hyperbola, and also a construction of that problem.
Physical Description: 1 p
Access: Normal conditions
Language: English
Material Type: Letter
Bibliography: Published in Proceedings of the Edinburgh Mathematical Society, vol. 21 (1902-3), pp. 1-38.
Accession Number: 2056
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Matthew Stewart 1717-1785
Professor of Mathematics, University of Edinburgh, 1747-1785.
recipient: Robert Simson 1687-1768
Professor of Mathematics, University of Glasgow.
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