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Principia, p. 397. NEWTON'S DEVELOPMENT OF PRINCIPIA 43 21. King's College, Cambridge, Keynes MS 133, p. 10. 22. Galileo, Two New Sciences, trans. Stillman Drake, (Madison: Univ. of Wisconsin Press, 1974), p. 225. 23. This anecdote appeared in French (en y pensant sans cesse) as a note to Voltaire's Elemens de la philosophic de Newton in the so-called Kehl edition of his Oeuvres (17851789). There is some reason to think that the note rested on Voltaire's authority and that the story derived from his stay in England.
3-17. 22. Fra Beato seems to have been in Padua as late as December 1543; see Narducci, Giunte all'Opera. 23. For Moletti (1531-1588) see A. Favaro, "Giuseppe Moletti," in A. , Gli Scienziati Italiani Vol. 1, Part 1 (Rome, 1921), pp. 36-39; A. Favaro, "Amici e Corrispondenti di Galileo Galilei. XL. Giuseppe Moletti," Atti del R. Istituto Veneto de Scienze, Lettere ed Arti, Tome 77, Part 2 (1918), pp. 47-118. 24. Biblioteca Ambrosiana de Milano: Ms. S. 100 Sup. The exerpt that interests us is transcribed in Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze: Ms.
To the Editor of the Annals of Electricity, Sfc. Manchester, September 17, 1838.