# Letter from Newton to Henry Oldenburg, dated 24 October 1676

Octob. 24. 1676.

S^{r}

I doubt you have thought it long that I have not yet answered yo^{rs}. Yo^{r} letter out of y^{e} Ci{illeg}|d|er Countrey I have communicated here. I know not yet what effect it will have. To M^{r} Leibnitz's ingenious letter I have returned an answer w^{ch} 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 w^{ch} they have some dependance. But I had rather you should have it any way, then write it over again being at p^{r}sent otherwise incumbred. Sr I am in great hast

Yo^{rs}

Is. Newton.

I hope this will so far satisfy M. Leibnitz

that it will not be necessary for me to write

any more about this subject. For having other

things in my head, it proves an unwelcome interruption to me to be at this time put upon

considering these things.

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