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Papers by Dr. John Wallis

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MS. Eng. misc. e. 16
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Papers by Dr. John Wallis:

  1. Fol. 104. A discourse on the Resurrection, on i Cor. xv. 20, by dr. John Wallis, incomplete: foll. 3-102, 205-8, are printed treatises by Wallis
  2. Fol. 130. Drafts by Wallis of several letters to Richard Norris, on the subject of Norris's printed Manner of finding the true Sum of the infinite Secants of an Arch, which precedes on fols. 123-9: the letters are dated Oct.-Dec. 1685, and at fols. 138-41 are two from Norris, Dec. 1685
  3. Fol. 145v. 'De Sectionibus Conicis tractatus', with a preface, by dr. John Wallis, in Latin


  • Creation: Written in about 1680-1690 by dr. J. Wallis


210 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. e. 16, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Eng. misc. e. 16

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19115


Papers by Dr. John Wallis

Biographical / Historical

Dr. John Wallis (fl. 1680-1690).

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, no. 31517

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by mr. J. L. G. Mowat, 5 June 1893.

Physical Facet

On paper


7 1/2 × 6 1/8 in.

Papers by Dr. John Wallis
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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