Thanks, Rick, for this info.
Richard Seddon wrote:
>Continuing this little break a ways further
>Newton was more concerned with theology than either optics or gravity and
>thought his lasting place in history would be his theological explorations.
>His will called for the endowment of a series of Sermons upon a variety of
>theological subjects. He would probably not have enjoyed Pope's blasphemy.
>Much overlooked amidst the Calculus and the optics and the gravity and the
>mechanics and the theology is Newton's work on Acids and Bases. In his role
>as an alchemist he did much to turn the investigations of alchemy into