Catalogue Entry: THEM00035

Letter to Professor Robert Smith

Author: Nicholas Wickins

Source: Keynes Ms. 137, King's College, Cambridge, UK

[Normalized Text] [Diplomatic Text]

Custodial History

Bought by Keynes at the Sotheby sale for £16.

Sotheby Lot



Dated Stoke Edith, 16 Jan. 1727/8. Wickins was the son of Newton's Cambridge room-mate John Wickins. The letter summarises his late father's recollections of Newton.

Printed in Brewster (1855), 2: 88-90.

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