Maclaurin, Colin, 1698-1746

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Colin MacLaurin was a Scottish mathematician . He attended the University of Glasgow and was professor of mathematics at the University of Aberdeen and the University of Edinburgh.

From the description of Letter to Sir Isaac Newton, 1725, Oct. 25. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 502017595

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referencedIn Brewster, David, Sir, 1781-1868. Letter: 1864 May 23, Allerby, Melrose, to David Laing / D. Brewster. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn Morton, James Douglas, Earl of, 1702-1768. Papers of the Earl of Morton, 1745-1807. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Lectures and Correspondence of Professor Colin MacLaurin (1698-1746), 18th century Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf MacLaurin, Colin, 1698-1746. Letter to Sir Isaac Newton, 1725, Oct. 25. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf MacLaurin, Colin, 1698-1746. Letter. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
creatorOf MacLaurin, Colin, 1698-1746. A treatise of algebra [microform] / by Colin Maclaurin, Professor of Mathematics in the University of Edinburgh ; written by John Russell. University of Connecticut, Homer Babbidge Library
referencedIn Morton, James Douglas, Earl of, 1702-1768. Papers of the Earl of Morton, 1745-1807. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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associatedWith Brewster, David, Sir, 1781-1868. person
associatedWith Dibner, Bern, person
associatedWith Edinburgh University Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Maclaurin, Colin; Russell, John person
associatedWith Morton, James Douglas, Earl of, 1702-1768. person
associatedWith Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727. person
associatedWith Russell, John, fl. 1729. person
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Scotland
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Mathematicians--Correspondence
Algebra--Early works to 1800
Mathematics--History--18th century--Sources
Celestial mechanics--Early works to 1800
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Birth 1698-02

Death 1746-06-14

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