Catalogue Entry: THEM00033

Two letters from Humphrey Newton to John Conduitt

Author: Humphrey Newton

Source: Keynes Ms. 135, King's College, Cambridge, UK

[Normalized Text] [Diplomatic Text]

Custodial History

Bought at the Sotheby sale by Keynes for £32.

Sotheby Lot



Humphrey Newton (no relation) was Newton's amanuensis from c. 1683-9. Both letters are largely given over to (rather vague) reminiscences of Newton.

© 2020 The Newton Project

Professor Rob Iliffe
Director, AHRC Newton Papers Project

Scott Mandelbrote,
Fellow & Perne librarian, Peterhouse, Cambridge

Faculty of History, George Street, Oxford, OX1 2RL -

Privacy Statement

  • University of Oxford
  • Arts and Humanities Research Council
  • JISC