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Octob. 24. 1676.

Sr

I doubt you have thought it long that I have not yet answered yors. Yor letter out of ye Ci{illeg}|d|er Countrey I have communicated here. I know not yet what effect it will have. To Mr Leibnitz's ingenious letter I have returned an answer wch I doubt is too tedious. I could wish I had left out some things since to avoid greater tediousness I lef{illeg}|t| out something else on wch they have some dependance. But I had rather you should have it any way, then write it over again being at prsent otherwise incumbred. Sr I am in great hast

Yors

Is. Newton.

I hope this will so far satisfy M. Leibnitz
that it will not be necessary for me to write
things in my head, it proves an unwelcome interruption to me to be at this time put upon
considering these things.

<56v>

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