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Mark P
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    Thank you Phillip for your reply, and to Dr Ferreiro also.

    I have today received confirmation from the RINA that they did not keep any copy or transcript of the manuscript before putting it up for sale, which seems somewhat more than negligent on their part.

    If it runs to 110 pages, it must be quite a comprehensive treatise. All the more sorrow that it has vanished from public view.

    I was not aware of John Coates’ article, and I will print off a copy and read it.

    I have a very good digital copy of the Newton Treatise, given to me by Cambridge University Library. I first became aware of this through Richard Barker’s article concerning it in the MM.

    All the best,

    Mark Porter