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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms gb-01269
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  298 x 189mm
Extent:  1 fol.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a
Language:  Latin
Place:  Cambridge
Date:  1693-11-22
Short summary:  Information on a new, posthumous edition of John Spencer's "De legibus Hebraicis"; elucidation of a misunderstanding concerning exchange of books with the "Acta Eruditorum" in Leipzig
Person:  Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727, Physicist, author
Person:  Mencke, Otto, 1641-1707, Theologian, Editor, addressee
Person:  Clüver, Detlev, -1708, Mathematician, Astronomer, person referred to
Person:  Halley, Edmond, 1656 (Shoreditch)-1742 (Greenwich), Astronomer, person referred to
Person:  Spencer, John, 1630-1693, Orientalist, Theologian, person referred to
COMMENTS
Comments:  Letter published in "Lychnos" 1936, p. 225-229. With three facsimiles of the letter, a transcription of the Latin text and a translation.
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