Catalogue Entry: THEM00073

Miscellaneous notes on history, chronology and theology, preceded by a draft letter to 'Io. Lacy'

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Yahuda Ms. 31, National Library of Israel, Jerusalem, Israel

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Custodial History

Bought at the Sotheby sale by Heffers for £8; Heffers told Yahuda on 14 September 1936 that they were sending the lot to him, having earlier offered it for £12.10.

Sotheby Lot

SL172

Contents

Chiefly concerns Greek and Roman history and chronology, and the interpretation of Daniel. Preceded by a page and a bit of an undated draft letter in Latin about calculating the surface area of mountainous regions, addressed to 'Mr Io. Lacy one of her Majesties surveyors'.

Letter to Lacy printed in NC, 7: 361-3.

[Editorial Note 1] The remainder of the text is written upside down from the bottom of the page.

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