Catalogue Entry: MINT00364

Requests a warrant for check weights to be made in London and sent to Edinburgh.

Author: Isaac Newton

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

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[Note on dating: NC gives 5 June 1707, which it says is the date of the copy in the Royal Mint Record Books (now PRO, Mint 1), 8, p. 144, but there is no such copy. There is, however, a similar but considerably longer request from the Mint Board to the Treasury, also mentioning trial pieces and details of the Edinburgh master's indenture, in PRO, Mint 1/8, p. 143, dated 2 June 1707.]

Printed in NC, 4: 494.

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