Catalogue Entry: MINT00048

'Articles made the 25th day of ffebruary [...] 1701 Between Isaac Newton Esqr Master and Worker of his Maties Mint of the one part And Phillip Shales of London Gen. on the other part'.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/1/202, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

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Contract appointing Shales as melter. Attached, in the same clerical hand, is 'The Inventory and Appraisement of Tooles and Utensils belonging to the Melting Houses in his Maties Mint in the Tower of London Appraised by Edward Sylvester and Peter Iohnson the Eight day of December 1681'.On reverse: signature of [warden] John Stanley as witness.

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