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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms gb-01272
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  188 x 115mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-2a
Language:  French
Place:  London
Date:  1720-08-02
Short summary:  Request for help in procuring some books at an auction, request for help in collating a manuscript
Person:  Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727, Physicist, author
Person:  Gyllenstierna, Nils, 1648-1720, Politician, person referred to
Person:  Rudbeck, Olof, the elder, 1630-1702 (Uppsala), Polymath, Physician, Professor, person referred to
Person:  Benzelstierna, Gustaf, 1687-1746, Librarian, Official, person referred to ?
COMMENTS
Comments:  Author is interested in procuring for himself, among other things, Rudbeck's "Atlantica", the "Suecia antiqua et hodierna" etc. Document contains also a transcription and a translation of this letter and of Waller Ms gb-01271. With five connected items on Isaac Newton, including some portraits.
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