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LETTERS AND MEMORANDA, RELATING TO NEWTON, AFTER HIS DEATH.
1. Thomas Mason to Conduitt, 13 March, 1726-7.
J. Craig to Conduitt, 7 Apr. 1727, partly printed by
Wm. Stukeley to Conduitt, 26 June, 1727.
5. Dr Mead to Conduitt, 7 July, 1727.
8. Memoranda of Newton, given by A. Demoivre to Conduitt,
9. Draft of a letter from Conduitt to A. Pope, 8 Nov. 1727,
An account of the chief events of Newton's life.
13. Nicholas Wickins to Prof. Smith, 16 Jan. 1727-8, printed
W. Stukeley to Conduitt, 16 Jan. 1727-8.
6 Feb. 1727-8, printed by Brewster,
17. W. Stukeley to Conduitt, 13 Feb. 1727-8.
18. Humphrey Newton to Conduitt, 14 Feb, 1727-8, printed by
19. W. Stukeley to Conduitt, 29 Feb, 1727-8.
4 June, 1729 ; see Brewster i. x. n'.
23. Nevil Maskelyne to Dr Horsley, with remarks on Horsley's
24. Seward to Horsley, s. d.
26. Account of Newton's mother, "given me (Conduitt] by Mrs
* SECTION XIII.
PAPERS ON NEWTON'S FAMILY MATTERS, AND ON THE MINT.
1. Statement of Lord Halifax's legacy to Mrs Barton, and of the transfer from the Executor George Lord Halifax, giving the date of the trust, 26 October, 1706. With some notes on Miracles.
2. An account of what his majesty may lose by renewing for seven years the contract with Cornwall and Devonshire for Tynn.
3. An account of the gold and silver coined at the Mint, from 1713 to 1715, with some notes on Repentance at the back.
4. Draft of a letter to the Lords Commissioners of the Treasury with this account, some notes on the Controversy on Fluxions at the back.
5. The accounts of Mr Ambrose Warren, Agent for the Trustees, &c., of the charity of his Grace Thomas Archbishop of Canterbury, founded at the Tabernacle by Golden Square, for the quarter ending Christmas, 1700.
6. Paper of calculations, apparently for the Mint.
7. Proposal for a medal to commemorate the Union of England and Scotland.
8. Various letters and fragments on family matters.
9. Pedigree and papers relating to his family, all in Newton's hand excepting the pedigree, which is a copy.
* SECTION XIV.
BOOKS AND PAPERS NOT BY NEWTON.
1. Essaies and Meditations concerning morality and religion. The first part. A folio, with no author's name, written in the same hand throughout.
2. Sir C. Wren's cipher, describing three instruments proper for discovering the longitude at sea. In Halley's hand.
Printed by Brewster, ii. p. 263.
3. Drawing of the arms of the Swinfords of Swinford, with some notes. In Mrs Barton's hand.
4. Catherine Conduitt's will, 9 July, 1731. 5. Epitaph on F-s Ch—is (Charteris).
6. Epigrammes écrites en vieux Gaulois en imitation de Clement Marot, per Mons. Rousseau. Copied at Geneva, 1709.
7. Problem in Spherical Trigonometry, in French. 8. A scheme of the Longitude, signed Laurans.
9. Several copies (printed) of Leibnitz's Charta volans. 29 July, 1713.
10. An abridgement of a Manuscript of Sir Robert Southwell's concerning travelling. Writt. 1658, Feb. 20. Written from the other end are “ Chansons Françoises.”
11. A MS. of Cicero de Senectute, about 1480.
12. Treatise in French, on the Infinite Divisibility of Matter. No name; handwriting unknown.
13. Metaphysical Speculations on Astronomy. No name; hand unknown; of no interest.
14. Viaticum Nautarum, or the Sailor's Vade Mecum, by Robert Wright, B.A., formerly of Jesus College in Cambridge.
15. Edipus Sphingi, Auctore R. P. Nicolas Augustino Venetiis, 1709. (Incomplete.)
16. A MS. book on the Motions of the Secondary Planets, divided into six chapters.
17. Elementary calculations and figures relating to Spherical Trigonometry, possibly by St John Hare.
* SECTION XV.
Complimentary letters to Newton from distinguished foreigners.
PRINTED BY C. J. CLAY, M.A. & SONS, AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS.