Catalogue Entry: MINT00016

'The State of the Mint'.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/1/8-9, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

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Summary account of the official roles of the various Mint officers. Recently, the master has abrogated to himself much of the authority of the comptroller and (especially) the warden. Recommends 'restoring the ancient constitution'.

Printed in NC, 4: 207-9.

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