# The life and works of henry briggs

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He received the B. Briggs even offered to supply paper specially divided into columns for the purpose. I am pretty sure that this was internal to St. The relative merits of the ancients and moderns were discussed in Mathematica ab antiquis minus cognita, published in the second edition of G. John's College. A second edition of the Arithmetica, completed by Adrian Vlacq or Flack , contained the intermediate seventy chiliads and appeared in A major work by Briggs was Arithmetica logarithmica London, ; a second edition, completed by Adrian Vlacq Gouda, , contained the intermediate seventy chiliads.

In his Arithmetica Logarithmica, in folio, a work containing the logarithms of thirty thousand natural numbers to fourteen decimal placesand 90, toA major work by Briggs was Arithmetica logarithmica London, ; a second edition, completed by Adrian Vlacq Gouda,contained the intermediate seventy chiliads.

He was elected a fellow of St. One result of these exchanges was that Briggs saw E. G8A2] In his early life of Briggs, Dr. Briggs was the man most responsible for scientists' acceptance of logarithms. John's College, Cambridge, ; B. Briggs in invested in the London Companyand he had two sons: Henry, who later emigrated to Virginia, and Thomas, who remained in England.

Oxford, England, 26 January mathematics.

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