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10. An apology for the Church of England with relation to the spirit of persecution for which she is accused.

11. A letter of the Rev. F. Peter Jesuite, Almoner to the King of England, written to the Rev. F. le Chaise, confessor to the most Christian King, touching the present affairs of England. (2 copies.)

12. Copie d'une lettre d’un Jesuite de Leige écrit a un Jesuite de Friburge, le 2 Fevr. 1687. In Latin. (2 copies.)

13. The draft of an act for the better prevention of illegal exaction of money from the subject and preservation of the right and freedom of the subjects of this realm.

14. Notes of an argument in the case of Godden versus Sir Edw. Hales. 16 June, 1686.

15. The answer of the Fellows of S. Mary Magdalen College, [Oxford], to the question why they did not elect and admit Mr. Anthony Farmer to be President of the same College in the room of Dr. Clarke deceased, in complyance with his Majesties Letters mandatory.

16. The attempt of Dr. Fairfax to be heard before the commissioners, June 13, 1687. Followed by a second draft of the answer of the Vice-President and other Fellows of S. Mary Magdalen, Oxon., and a piece of a letter to the E. of Sunderland.

17. Reasons for subscribing the Oxford Address by the Clergy of the diocese.

18. 14 Directions in aid of the king's government.
19. Notes upon the dispensing power.
20. The case of the Bishops' courts.

21. A series of extracts from the Decretals, &c. “Principis mandata contemnentes quomodo puniantur."

22. A paper beginning, “His Majesties promise is no argument. for abrogating the Laws.” On the other side, some “Rules” respecting Acts for Liberty of Conscience, Election of Parliaments, &c.

23. Some queries concerning liberty of conscience directed to William Penn and Henry Care.

24. The petition of the seven Bishops. (3 copies.) 25. Notes out of the Diary of the Parliament, 1660.


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26. Address of the Lord-Lieutenant, Gentlemen, and Freeholders of the County of Cambridge to William of Orange.

27. The Bishop of London's Protestation.

28. The Bishop of London's narrative of the proceedings against him before the High Commissioners, August, 1686. 29. Letter of Newton to

19 Feb. 1687-8, on the mandamus to admit Father Francis to M.A. 30. Notes of Egyptian mythology, out of Plutarch.

do. do. Theology, from various authors.
Mythological notes,

do. (3f.).
31. The original of Monarchies, chapter I.
32. Antiquarian Fragments.

On the Tyrrhenians, &c.



1. The question stated about abstaining from Blood, in Newton's hand.

2. Prophecies concerning Christ's second coming, chiefly a collection of texts, followed by some extracts from the Talmud, &c., in five sheets : all in Newton's hand.

3. Irenicum, or Ecclesiastical Polyty tending to peace. Two separate drafts, both in Newton's hand. Part printed by Brewster, ii. 526.

4. Quæres regarding the word ouoovoios. Printed by Brewster, ii. 532.

5. Extract by Newton Ex Marci Maximi Cæsaraugustani in Hispaniis Episcopi Chronico.

6. Draft in Newton's hand on the rise of the Apostasy in point of religion.

7. Chronological notes, notes on the site of the seven churches of Asia, &c., in Newton's hand.

8. Extracts by, Newton "out of Cudworth,” two sheets. 9. Profession of faith by Roman Bishops and Presbyters.

10. Loose papers with notes on the Prophecies, and other Theological notes and extracts, with some relating to Chronology, almost all in Newton's hand.

11. Paradoxical questions concerning the morals and actions of Athanasius and his followers. All in Newton's hand. Partly printed by Brewster, ii. 342.

12. A collection of papers, apparently being the draft of a work

Religion,” the chapters headed “ a short scheme of the true religion,” “of the religion of the Jews and Christians,” “of the rise of the R. C. church in ecclesiastical dominion.” All in Newton's hand. Brewster, ii. p. 347.

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13. Note in Newton's hand, “God made and governs the world, &c.” Printed by Brewster, ï. 354.

14. A sermon on 2 Kings xvii. 15, 16, in Newton's hand.

15. Lexici Prophetici pars secunda, in quibus agitur De forma sanctuarii Judaici. This is a treatise in Latin on the Temple of Solomon.

16. Miscellaneous extracts from Maimonides, Irenæus adversus hæreses, and some notes partly mythological.

17. (1), (2), (3). Three drafts of the observations on the Prophecies of Holy Writ, written on loose sheets, backs of letters, &c. (1) Contains also two sheets of Spicilegia variantium lectionum

in Apocalypsi. (2) Contains also various observations on the way of printing

the book. (3) Contains also a Synopsis of the Synchronism of the

Apocalypse. 18. Some chapters of the work on the Corruption of religion, the Host of Heaven, &c.

19. A bundle containing

(1) Collections for the work on the Prophecies.
(2) A treatise divided into chapters against the R. C. Church.

(3) Attempt to form a universal language. This contains also a genealogical tree of the Newton family, and at the other end an English and Latin phrase-book, not in N.'s hand.

(4) A treatise in Latin on the “ Tuba quarta” of the Apocalypse.

20. Corruptelæ duorum celebrium in sacris literis locorum historica narratio ; vid. 1 John 7, 1 Tim. III. 16. Amstelædami, 1709.

This is a Latin version of the first part of the “Historical account of two notable corruptions of Scripture,” published in the 5th volume of Horsley’s Newton, p. 495. It is not in Newton's hand, but contains a few corrections by him. Though the title speaks of two texts, it only treats of the first : it is however complete, ending with finis. It is rather fuller than the English treatise, e.g. the Slavonick version of the passages, which is only alluded to in the English (Horsley, p. 504), is written out in this Latin MS.

Also a short note on 1 Joh. v. 7.
21. Decretum Synodi Orientalium,

22. Several chapters of the work on the Church, its corruptions, &c., with three drafts of a table of contents.

23. On the language of the Prophecies—paged-perfect.

24. On the Origin of all religion, with other chapters of the Theological works (imperfect).

25. Transcript of part of a work on the Prophecies, paged from 25 to 173, imp. at both ends.

26. Variantes Lectiones Apocalypticæ.
27. Latin Theological Treatises, all imperfect.
28. A bundle containing

(1) Introductio continens Apocalypseos rationem generalem.
(2) Proæmium historiæ ecclesiasticæ.
(3) De monachismo.
(4) Historia de concilio Nicen.
(5) A treatise beginning “Fidei vero formula,” &c.

(6) Extr. ex Sibyllinorum oraculis. These are all perfect.

(7) De annis prædicationis Christi (imperfect).

29. Rough drafts of some of the chapters of the work on the Prophecies.

30. Some chapters of the treatise on “The working of the mystery of Iniquity,” “the Host of Heaven," &c.

31. Of the original of pious frauds. Paradoxical questionsin a wretched state.

The synchronism of the three parts of the prophetick interpretation, with other loose sheets on the prophecies.

33. Several chapters of the work on the Prophecies, written out fairly for the press, others not included in that work.

34. On the Papacy and the prophecies relating thereto.
35. Loose papers concerning worship, the Irenicum, &c.

36. Preparations in English and Latin for the work on the Revelation : hopelessly confused.

37. A treatise on the Revelation in English, imperfect, with several copies of parts. The beginning containing the introduction) is complete.

38. Miscellaneous Theological notes and extracts.
39. Theologiæ Gentilis Origines Philosophicæ.
40. Theological scraps.

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