References for Roger Cotes

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  1. J M Dubbey, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830901002.html
  2. Biography by Domenico Bertoloni Meli, in Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford, 2004).

Books:

  1. J Edleston (ed.), Correspondence of Sir Isaac Newton and Professor Cotes (1850).
  2. R Gowing, Roger Cotes - natural philosopher (New York-Cambridge, 1983).

Articles:

  1. A M Clerke, Roger Cotes, Dictionary of National Biography.
  2. D H Fowler, Newton, Cotes, and √√2 : a footnote to Newton's theory of the resistance of fluids.
  3. R Gowing, Halley, Cotes, and the nautical meridian, Historia Math. 22 (1) (1995), 19-32.
  4. R Gowing, A study of spirals : Cotes and Varignon, in The investigation of difficult things (Cambridge, 1992), 371-381.
  5. R T Gunter, Early Science at Cambridge (Oxford, 1937), 78, 161.
  6. J E Hofmann, Weiterbildung der logarithmischen Reihe Mercators in England. III : Halley, Moivre, Cotes, Deutsche Math. 5 (1940), 358-375.
  7. J E Hofmann, On the discovery of the logarithmic series and its development in England up to Cotes, Nat. Math. Mag. 14 (1939), 37-45.

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