Catalogue Entry: MINT00081

Three partial holograph drafts of a letter reporting the tests of Charles Brattell and Catesby Oadham for the post of assay master (two other candidates not having appeared): Brattell is judged the better candidate.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/1/93, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

[Normalized Text] [Diplomatic Text]


On the same side, also in Newton's hand: a series of calculations, notes on the value of Italian coins, and the end of a sentence about Tertullian and Cyprian.

Final version in Longleat House, Portland Papers, IX, f.193 (dated 10 April 1713 and printed in NC, 5: 403-4 with the erroneous reference I.193). Another draft at MINT00606 (II.431).

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