Catalogue Entry: OTHE00001

Revised Memoir of Newton

Author: William Stukeley

Source: MS/142, Royal Society Library, London, UK

[Normalized Text] [Diplomatic Text]

A later revision of Keynes Ms. 136.3.

[1] Dr Cotes had wrote somewhat on Sir Isaac.

[2] Optics published 1704.

[Editorial Note 1] This appears to be a slip on Stukeley's part: Newton was first made Warden of the Mint (in 1696), and subsequently Master, as Stukeley goes on to recount.

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