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The System of the World Chapter Summary & Analysis - Book 6: Chapter 5 Summary

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Book 6: Chapter 5 Summary

Crane Court, early February, 1714

Daniel requests no visitors while he recuperates mentally and physically from the blast. Newton and several other people of importance have called on Daniel only to be politely turned away. As Daniel rests, Mrs. Arlanc, Crane Court's housekeeper, hands him a letter from Eliza De La Zeur, the Duchess of Arcachon-Qwghlm. The letter was written by Baron Von Leibniz, a natural philosopher and Sir Isaac's adversary and it asks Daniel to find out when the ships of Peter (Peter the Great) Romanov, the Russian tsar, will be ready to sail from London to St. Petersburg.

Leibniz has also requested that Daniel provide evidence of the inventions they have worked on over the last 15 years as well as samples of their natural philosophy tools. As Daniel reads on, he is surprised to find several years' worth of attacks and counterattacks in the...

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