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Reference numberMM/5/49
LevelItem
TitleLetter from Brooke Taylor, near Canterbury, to Isaac Newton
Date22 April 1716
DescriptionTaylor regrets that owing to family commitments he will not be able to act as Secretary of the Royal Society during the remainder of the present session.

Also, Taylor describes an account he has had from Pierre Remond Montmort 'of what passed at the French Academy relating to Dr Keil's paper, which it seems 'they don't care to print'.

Taylor also states he has 50 bottles of champagne for Newton from Montmort.
Extent2 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8414Newton; Sir; Isaac (1642 - 1727); natural philosopher and mathematician1642 - 1727
NA6093Taylor; Brook (1685 - 1731)1685 - 1731
NA7789Montmort; Pierre Remond de (1678 - 1719)1678 - 1719
NA5348Keill; John (1671 - 1721)1671 - 1721
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