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Reference numberMM/17/39
LevelItem
TitleLetter from Isaac Newton to JF Fauquier
Date27 July 1720
DescriptionAsking Fauquier to purchase his South Sea stock.

With accompanying notes, dated 4 December 1828, concerning the provenance of the letter (it was presented to the Royal Society by William Wollaston, who received the document from his father, Francis Wollaston) and offering background to this transaction and background details on Fauquier.
Extent5 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8414Newton; Sir; Isaac (1642 - 1727); natural philosopher and mathematician1642 - 1727
NA3835Fauquier; Francis (1703 - 1768)1703 - 1768
NA8298Wollaston; William Hyde (1766 - 1828); chemist, physicist and physiologist1766 - 1828
NA3227Wollaston; Francis (1731 - 1815)1731 - 1815
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