Iohn Conduit Esqr

Member of Parliament

Great George Street

Hanover Square



Good Sir

Last thursday we performed the initiation ceremony upon the young Sir Isaac Newton. the Doctor gave us a very handsom entertainment & your health & Your Ladys were frequently remembred. I gave the Midwife a guinea the chief nurse half a guinea & eleven shillings away among the servants. on saturday I received the chronology which seems to be a very curious piece, & for which I am extremely obligd to you. this day I heard of several letters of Sir Isaacs to Dr: Covel then Vicechancellor of the university of Cambridg whilst Sir Isaac was their representative in parliament, which perhaps will let us a little into his Political capacity. they are now in Suffolk & I am promisd to have a sight of them & will send you an account of what I can judg may be useful to you. I will take care speedily to answer your querys sent to Dr: Newton.

My Wife as well as Self are obligd to you for your kind wishes. I am

Good Sir

Your most obedient

& obliged humble servant

Wm. Stukeley

Grantham 13 Feb. 1727-8.

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