Catalogue Entry: MINT00037

£2,000 had been the customary security for the mastership until the previous incumbent, Thomas Neale, gave £15,000 to allay doubts raised by his somewhat dubious financial history.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/I.64, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

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Lists previous masters who put up £2,000 and offers the same.

Printed in NC, 4: 348-9. See also Craig, NATM, 32-3 and Westfall, 605.

[1] Mint Office.
Iune 21. 1700.

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