Catalogue Entry: THEM00032
Letter from Thomas Mason (rector of Colsterworth) to John Conduitt, dated 23 March 1726/7
Bought at the Sotheby sale by Maggs Brothers for £9 and sold to Keynes on 4 August 1936 for £15.
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.