Catalogue Entry: MINT00024

Response to the tender of Peter Floyer and Charles Shales for melting down hammered silver coin and converting it into standard silver: their proposed fee is excessive and they should be beaten down.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/I.197, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

[Normalized Text] [Diplomatic Text]

Draft of T. 1/43.53, MINT00927, which is signed by Newton and [master's assistant] Thomas Hall (printed in NC, 4: 236-7). The (undated) tender in question is in PRO, T. 1/42.16.

[1] Mint Office Feb. 22
    1696.

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