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Catalog Name PERS00001
Document R.4.48c
Title Trinity College Notebook
Author Isaac Newton
Place of Origin England
Origin Date Early-mid 1660s
Repository Trinity College Library
Wordcount 3,243
Language Latin;English;Greek;

Newton's undergraduate accounts book, giving a fascinating insight into his lifestyle as a student. Though generally frugal, he records occasional indulgences: beer and wine, a visit to the tennis court, and a surprisingly large outlay on cherries. The notebook also reveals that he was operating a money-lending operation for his fellow students.

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