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Burial of Sir Isaac Newton...

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March 30, 1727

THE POST BOY, London, March 30, 1727  A handsome issue with the two nice, detailed engravings in the masthead. The front page has a brief but very significant report, "Last Tuesday the Corpse of Sir Isaac Newton, having lain in State in the Jerusalem Chamber, was bury'd in Westminster Abbey in a splendid Manner."
Complete as a single sheet issue, 8 1/4 by 14 inches, a partial red tax stamp on the back page, nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's