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Autograph letter signed : The Hague, to Pierre Maupertuis, 1750 Nov. 1.

Author: Samuel König; Maupertuis; Hans Peter Kraus
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : French
Publication:Least action controversy letters (MA 3874) letter 6
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Thanking Maupertuis and his wife for their hospitality during his stay in Berlin. Describing an injury and offering excuses for his failure to personally deliver some of Maupertuis's works to King William IV of Holland. Enclosing (not present) a paper giving the solution to one of Cardanus's algebraic problems, hoping that Leonhard Euler will comment on it. Witha postscript mentioning a work of Count Algarotti,  Read more...
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Named Person: William, Prince of Orange; Leonhard Euler; Leonhard Euler; William, Prince of Orange
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel König; Maupertuis; Hans Peter Kraus
OCLC Number: 659843256
Language Note: French.
Notes: Signed "S. Koenig."
Part of a collection 19 letters related to the least action controversy. Items in the collection are described in individual records; see collection-level record for MA 3874 for more information.
Description: 1 item (3 p.) ; 22.7 cm

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Thanking Maupertuis and his wife for their hospitality during his stay in Berlin. Describing an injury and offering excuses for his failure to personally deliver some of Maupertuis's works to King William IV of Holland. Enclosing (not present) a paper giving the solution to one of Cardanus's algebraic problems, hoping that Leonhard Euler will comment on it. Witha postscript mentioning a work of Count Algarotti, which he was also sending to King William IV.

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