Commentary on Daniel and the Apocalypse
by Isaac Newton
To the Right Honourable PETER Lord KING, Baron of Ockham, Lord High Chancellor of Great-Britain.
I SHALL make no Apology for addressing the following Sheets to Your Lordship, who lived in a long Intercourse of Friendship with the Author; and, like him, amidst occupations of a different nature, made Religion your voluntary Study; and in all your Enquiries and Actions, have shewn the same inflexible Adherence to Truth and Virtue.
I shall always reckon it one of the Advantages of my Relation to Sir Isaac Newton, that it affords me an opportunity of making this publick acknowledgment of the unfeigned Respect of, MY LORD
YOUR LORDSHIP MOST OBEDIENT, AND MOST HUMBLE SERVANT