Catalogue Entry: THEM00032

Letter from Thomas Mason (rector of Colsterworth) to John Conduitt, dated 23 March 1726/7

Author: Thomas Mason

Source: Keynes Ms. 134, King's College, Cambridge, UK

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Custodial History

Bought at the Sotheby sale by Maggs Brothers for £9 and sold to Keynes on 4 August 1936 for £15.

Sotheby Lot



Thomas Mason was, at the time of writing, rector of Colsterworth, the village where Newton had been born. Laments Newton's death and supplies some information about his early years.

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