A manuscript commonplace book of mathematical notes and diagrams, of nautical interest. The name 'Sr Charles' is written on the flyleaf. There is an accompanying typescript note describing the volume.
Mathematical commonplace book
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Administrative / Biographical History
Conditions Governing Access
Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
Purchased with the Bassingbourn Parish Library, 1969.
Other Finding Aids
Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.
The book was formerly part of Bassingbourn Parish Library, founded by Edward Nightingale in 1717. The library was purchased by the Universities of Cambridge and Essex in 1969, and the contents divided between the two institutions.