Biographical Materials about Newton (1700-1799)

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1.

Suppressed preface to the Historia cœlestis britannica

Author: John Flamsteed

Source: RGO Ms. 1/32C, ff. 74-93, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: OTHE00033

2.

Account of Newton's life before going to university

Author: John Conduitt

Source: Keynes Ms. 130.02, King's College, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: THEM00165

3.

Anecdotes about Newton from various sources

Author: John Conduitt

Source: Keynes Ms. 130.10, King's College, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: THEM00172

4.

Rough draft preface for the Life of Newton

Author: John Conduitt

Source: Keynes Ms. 130.17, King's College, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: THEM00179

5.

Account of a conversation between Newton and Conduitt

Author: John Conduitt

Source: Keynes Ms. 130.11, King's College, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: THEM00173

6.

Extracts from Newton's notebooks

Author: John Conduitt

Source: Keynes Ms. 130.12, King's College, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: THEM00174

7.

Notes on Newton's character

Author: John Conduitt

Source: Keynes Ms. 130.07, King's College, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: THEM00169

8.

Note on Newton's 'unpromising' infancy and (deleted) eulogy of Alexander Pope

Author: John Conduitt

Source: Keynes Ms. 130.16, King's College, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: THEM00178

9.

Four draft plans for 'An Account of the State of Philosophy in general when Sr Isaac Newton first appeared'

Author: John Conduitt

Source: Keynes Ms. 130.01, King's College, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: THEM00164

10.

Drafts of various sections of the Memoir of Newton

Author: John Conduitt

Source: Keynes Ms. 129.02, King's College, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: THEM00146

11.

Eye-witness account of Newton's death

Author: John Conduitt

Source: Keynes Ms. 130.15, King's College, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: THEM00177

12.

Notes on Newton's dispute with Robert Hooke

Author: John Conduitt

Source: Keynes Ms. 130.13, King's College, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: THEM00175

13.

Draft account of Newton's life at Cambridge

Author: John Conduitt

Source: Keynes Ms. 130.04, King's College, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: THEM00167

14.

Notes on Newton's suitability for canonisation if not deification

Author: John Conduitt

Source: Keynes Ms. 130.14, King's College, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: THEM00176

15.

Account of Newton's manual dexterity

Author: John Conduitt

Source: Keynes Ms. 130.09, King's College, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: THEM00171

16.

Fair copy of the Memoir of Newton

Author: John Conduitt

Source: Keynes Ms. 129.01, King's College, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: THEM00145

17.

Notes on Newton's care for his mother

Author: John Conduitt

Source: Keynes Ms. 130.08, King's College, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: THEM00170

18.

Draft account of Newton's early life

Author: John Conduitt

Source: Keynes Ms. 130.03, King's College, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: THEM00166

19.

Letter from Thomas Mason (rector of Colsterworth) to John Conduitt, dated 23 March 1726/7

Author: Thomas Mason

Source: Keynes Ms. 134, King's College, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: THEM00032

20.

Three drafts of a letter from John Conduitt to Bernard de Fontenelle offering him Conduitt's Memoir of Newton, and draft of a letter from Conduitt to Horace Walpole

Author: John Conduitt

Source: Keynes Ms. 129.04, King's College, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: THEM00148

21.

Letter from Bernard de Fontenelle to John Conduitt, dated 14 April 1727 (new style)

Author: Bernard de Fontenelle

Source: Keynes Ms. 129.05, King's College, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: THEM00149

22.

Account of Newton's funeral from "The London Gazette", No. 6569

Author: Unknown

Source: Keynes Ms. 129.12, King's College, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: OTHE00002

23.

French translation of Conduitt's memoir and of the report of Newton's funeral from the London Gazette

Author: John Conduitt

Source: Keynes Ms. 129.03, King's College, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: THEM00147

24.

Letter from John Craig to unidentified recipient, dated 7 April 1727

Author: John Craig

Source: Keynes Ms. 132, King's College, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: THEM00030

25.

Letter reacting to Newton's death, from "Mist's Weekly Journal", No. 103

Author: Unknown

Source: Keynes Ms. 129.13, King's College, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: OTHE00003

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