Catalogue Entry: MINT00263

'On the argument against Paper Credit taken from the course of the Coynage'.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/II.612-13, 614-15, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

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Contents

Memorandum constituting part 1 of Newton's 'Observations on Mr P[ollexfen]'s Reply' [to MINT00261 (II.608-11)]. Restates his view that credit, like wine, is a good thing in moderation and should not be totally dismissed simply because it is possible to commit excesses with it.

Notes

[The paper by Pollexfen to which this responds does not seem to have survived.]

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