Catalogue Entry: THEM00118

'Out of Cudworth' (early 1680s).

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: fN563Z, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, Los Angeles, California, USA

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Custodial History

The complete lot (22 pp.) was bought at the Sotheby sale by W. Manning for £5; another part is in Trinity College Cambridge (Ms. R.16.38, f. 438) and the whereabouts of the rest is unknown. This section was located by Rupert Hall in 1959.

Sotheby Lot

Part of SL233

Contents

Notes from [Ralph] Cudworth, True Intellectual System of the Universe (London, 1678) and short excerpts from Hyginus, etc. The notes from Cudworth (in order) are from pp. 13, 12, 14, 16 17, 9, 17, 23, 23, 38, 120, 121, 124, 128, 129, 129, 211, 212, 215, 216, 222, 223, 238, 248, 248, 249, 249, 250, 251, 252, , 297, 296, 297, 299, 299, 299, 300, 547, 547, 313, 311, 312, 312, 313, 313, 314, 313, 314, 315, 315, 316, 317, 319, 321, 340, 328, 330, 413, 414, 353, 354, 371, 381, 396, 397, 401, 403, 406, 407, 551, 417, 425, 426, 462, 463, 464, 465, 455, 456, 458, 388, 553, 461, 462, 462, 463, 464, 465, 483, 479-83, 465, 466, 467, 468, 529, 538, 531, 530, 538, 539, 547, 547, 548, 549, 550, 552, 593, 593.

Described in McGuire and Rattansi, 'Pipes of Pan'.

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