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Sr. Iſaac himself had been inquiſitive in this way, ſometime ago. for at Colſterworth, in poſsion of John Newton his heir at law, I saw a half ſheet of paper of Sr. Iſaac's own hand writing; being a draught thereof, as far as he knew it, with orders for ſearching Regiſters, to make it more perfect. But I believe, his requeſt was never fully answerd; & that Sr. Iſaac never ſaw the leaves aforemention'd, of the old Regiſter.

I took an exact copy of this writing. thus,