Catalogue Entry: THEM00024

Notes upon the dispensing power

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Keynes Ms. 121, King's College, Cambridge, UK

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Custodial History

Bought at the Sotheby sale by William H. Robinson Ltd. for £6. On 13 August 1936 Robinson told Keynes that this was still in stock and sent it to him five days later for the sale price plus 10%.

Sotheby Lot



The most significant of the manuscripts related to the Sidney Sussex case: Newton's attempt to show that the monarch's power is restrained by common law.

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