A manuscript he sent to John Locke in which he disputed the existence of the Trinity remained unpubliIsaac Newtond until 1785 more than half a century after his death. Petitioning Parliament Chaloner accused the Mint of providing tools to counterfeiters (a charge also made by others). )
In 1704 Newton publiIsaac Newtond Opticks in which he expounded his corpuscular theory of light.
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